Before repiping came along, repairing difficult sections of a pipe was very time-consuming. Plumbers would usually have to break up parts of the property, or even the floor, to get to the broken sections of pipe so they could perform pipe replacement and solve the problem. With repipe and remodel work, the damaged sections of pipe can be eliminated and replaced without digging or disrupting a property.
Damaged pipes are the reason to use repiping on your property. However, the signals telling you that it might be needed can differ. Signs of broken pipes include rotting wood, mold growth, and additional moisture in various parts of the property.
These indications don’t mean repiping is needed. However, they are real signs of damaged piping and repiping is a valuable option.
Unlike digging to detect and repair a damaged pipe, repiping is a non-invasive process in which the plumber uses specialized tools to see where the leak is. They then use methods to replace partial parts of pipe without needing to mess with the rest of the pipe. This process won’t disrupt your household or business. When only small parts of pipe need replacing, repiping makes the most sense.
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When should you get a complete home repiping? Complete home repiping is necessary if there are continual leaks in your pipes. Old galvanized steel pipes are a huge culprit in leaky pipes. The weak seals make numerous cracks causing leaks. Over time, these leaky pipes will bring significant water damage.
Complete home repiping may be necessary for gas piping or drain and water lines. The piping in gas lines can leak gas. That puts your family and visitors in danger. Are your drains regularly backed up or clogged? Septic and sewer lines must be cleared for raw sewage to move through your pipes. If these lines are clogged, raw sewage will back up into your house.