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Signs Your Home Needs to Be Repiped

 

Berkeley RepipingIf you find your water looking a bit rusty, discolored and filled with small particles of trash. These are signs your home needs to be repiped. Call in professional plumbers to do the repiping for the health of your family. This is not a good position to be in when you are using your water every day. Replacing pipes can be costly but the problem is not going to disappear. If water pipes are worn and possibly shedding pieces of pie or raw sewage into your water system you are in trouble. Homeowners are using water for cooking and other important reasons. This makes worn and shedding pipes dangerous.

If you find water is moving slower and slower through pipes. There is a good possibility the pipes are being clogged by dirt or rust seeping in from a damaged area of the pipe line. This is most visible if you have not used your water in a while. If this is happening, you may have an increase in water charges. The leak may also be damaging other parts of the property. This is certainly a signal to have pipes checked for repiping. Pipes are designed to last for years but if they are peeling, bulging or showing unusual coloring, you may have a problem. The process of repiping can cost into the thousands. Of course; this too depends upon the type of materials; so you want to be sure. The use of lead pipes is an automatic demand for repiping. This product is hazard to the health of your family and should be removed immediately.

Repiping does not take as long as you might think. It can be done in a few days with minimal disruption to your home life. If PEX is used it can be less time. Things are cleaned up and put back to normal before the crew leaves your property. Get a bad water system out of your home. Water is a necessity and bad water is unacceptable. The work of a certified plumber is guaranteed and the cost of any wall damage is added into the cost of the job. This way, you get a correct price to place everything the way it was in the beginning.

Do you need to repipe your Berkeley home? Call Albert Nahman Plumbing and Heating today at (510) 843-6904!

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