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Do I Need Plumbing Repiping?

 

Berkeley PlumberIndividuals who own their own home need to address the exterior and interior when any problems or if an issue arises. One of the most overlooked aspects of a home is the plumbing. One reason is the plumbing pipes are generally hidden behind walls and not easily noticed. The plumbing pipes that are in a typical residential home are important safety and quality. Repiping a home is often necessary when the piping in a home is old or in need of significant repairs.

How Do I Know If I Need to Repipe My Home?

Water Pressure – Decreased water pressure is sign the piping in a home needs to be replaced. If there is bad or poor water pressure in a home, then stress is often a result when water is needed.

Water Color – The color of the water coming from the plumbing in a home is important. If water seems to be a brown or rusty color, then the piping may be going bad. A homeowner may also need to keep in mind the water heater may also need to be replaced.

Leaky Pipes – Leaking water pipes is the most common sign of a plumbing problem. If a leak is seen in one section of the piping, then other areas could be leaking. One important thing to keep in mind with a water leak is the potential for flooding if the pipes should burst.

How Long Will It Take?

RepipingThe process of repiping a home will generally take about one working day for a typical home with two baths. A home that is larger will often take two to three days to complete. Water turned off only during working hours. This will mean water that is turned off in the morning is restored by the end of the day. An inspection will also be necessary before any repairs can be made to the drywall.

Why Should I Hire a Professional Plumbing Company?

The process of repiping a home should be done by trained specialists. A team of experts can get the job done faster. Specialists can also address unexpected issues without needing to delay the project.

Want to repipe your Berkeley home? Call Albert Nahman Plumbing & Heating at (510) 843-6904 today and get the job done with our services!

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