How Often Do I Need to Repipe My Home?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The pipes in a plumbing system tend to be sturdy, and can last all the way up to a century under ideal circumstances. For most people, though, that’s a little over-optimistic. As resilient as they are, sooner or later all plumbing pipes need to be replaced. Read on for more info on when to repipe your home.

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How Often Do I Need My Pipes Replaced?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

It can be hard for homeowners to easily gauge the condition of their plumbing system, since so much of it is hidden from view. Most people don’t want to be warned of a failing plumbing system by a pipe rupture, though. So, how can one determine when they should have their plumbing system replaced? Well, there are a couple of ways to tell. Let’s take a look at those ways now.

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Problems that Lead to Pipe Replacement

Monday, July 13th, 2015

In the mid-1960s almost all new plumbing pipes installed were made of copper, rather than the iron common to older homes. The reason for this is that copper is much more resistant to rust and other kinds of corrosion than iron, allowing it to last longer. However, this doesn’t mean copper pipes are invincible. There are still a number of issues that can ruin your pipes and require pipe replacement. Read on to find out more about a few of them.

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