Re-piping of your Plumbing System
Galvanized iron pipes used to be the default option for all the premises when it came to plumbing works. But after a while, they found them to be highly rusty. After research it was found that copper was the better option, so re-piping efforts took off. Copper does not have the same rust issues iron did. There is a rush by most homeowners to get the plumbing companies on sire to do the re-piping. You need to first before rushing find out if re-piping is actually necessary. This can be done by calling in the plumbing services providers to do an assessment of your current plumbing setup, to see if there are any weaknesses. Situations that call for immediate replacement is when you notice brownish colored water coming out of the taps. That usually means the corrosion is so severe, the pipes need to be immediately removed.
Another thing you can do is to taste the water and see if it is different from what it normally is. Even if the water has not discolored to alarming rates, but the taste has shifted, you need to get the pipes checked. Water taste and color are your reliable sources of information. Those should not be ignored, since postponement means the rusting shall continue to occur. It can go as far as messing up your water tanks and causing the while reserve to be unusable. By that time, the only salvation shall be a complete replacement of your plumbing system. This will get you such high bills to pay. When looking for the company to do the assessment and re-piping, you need to look at the level of experience they bring to the table. This is what guides you on the kind of effect you can expect … Read MoreContinue Reading