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Signs it’s Time to Repipe Your Home

If you live in Denver proper or surrounding older neighborhoods, then this article is for you! Depending on which type of plumbing your home is fitted with, you will need to repipe it sooner or later. There are a few signs it’s time to repipe your home. Houses built prior to 1970 are nearly all in need of repiping at this point, due to the corrosive nature of the galvanized steel piping from the era. Even PVC, copper and other piping materials are prone to corrosion, breaking, and damage from years of wear and tear. Read ahead to find out what the signs it’s time to repipe your home are and know when you’ll be looking at a complete repiping project.

Signs it’s Time to Repipe Your Home

Water Pressure Issues

If you’ve noticed your water pressure going up and down, strong and slow, your pipes could be to blame. Is your water pressure as strong as it used to be? Water pressure fluctuating while you’re using the faucets or shower? These changes can be caused by worn out and faulty pipes, and repiping could correct the issues.

Leaks, Dampness or Flooding

Leaks and water around the house are a sure sign that your home needs repiping. Flooding can be a more extreme sign that your pipes have failed. Even small leaks can create damp environments that foster mold and pests. If you’ve noticed any dampness, puddles or signs of leaks, your system is due for repiping.

Water Pressure Issues

If you’ve noticed your water pressure going up and down, strong and slow, your pipes could be to blame. Is your water pressure as strong as it used to be? Water pressure fluctuating while you’re using the faucets or shower? These changes can be caused by worn out and faulty pipes, and repiping could correct the issues.

Leaks, Dampness or Flooding

Leaks and water around the house are a sure sign that your home needs repiping. Flooding can be a more extreme sign that your pipes have failed. Even small leaks can create damp environments that foster mold and pests. If you’ve noticed any dampness, puddles or signs of leaks, your system is due for repiping.

If you think your home may need to be repiped, please call your trusted plumber, Lakewood Plumbing & Heating today!

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By |2018-07-30T01:30:43+00:00June 11th, 2018|News, Plumbing|