May 22, 2017
The period taken in repiping should be as short as possible to reduce the time you will run without water. Finding a plumbing company that can repipe your home within a day is the most ideal choice. Choose a plumber with experience in repiping for a reasonable period of time. You can get information about a good plumber by researching online or getting referral from your friends who have had their repiping done by those plumbers. Getting a referral is better than engaging a new plumber to do repiping for your home.
Replace the old water pipes with better ones especially with the right type that can withstand the high temperatures of hot water. Some pipes easily wear out or break when hot water passes through. Avoid such material while repiping to reduce the cost of repiping your home within a short period of time, thus increasing your savings.
Choose pipes which will only require minimal access holes as these will reduce the damage on your wall and ceiling. Avoid using galvanized iron pipes as they easily corrode and will contaminate your water with rust or eventually break causing disruption on the water supply. You should access the state of the pipes to help you in deciding whether you should install new ones or you can repair the existing ones. If you are not sure on how to access, engage an expert who can help. Check each pipe at a time and mark the ones which require replacement, especially the rusted or corroded pipes to minimize water contamination. Repairing existing pipes will greatly reduce the cost incurred in installing new pipes for the entire home which may be expensive.
Visiting a home improvement firm will help you with advice on how best to repipe your home. Using copper pipes for the repiping for example is most suitable as copper is durable and does not easily corrode. Though sometimes it is expensive, using copper pipes will serve you for a long period of time and will save you time and money for repiping in your home within short periods of time
Suspect you may have a burst pipe emergency in the Connecticut (CT) area? Contact Griswold Plumbing, LLC, your emergency plumbing specialists, today at 860-554-5219.