Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Repiping’

What Materials Are Best for Repiping?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

different types of pipesIn our previous post, we talked about signs to look for in your home that you may be in need of whole-house, or at least partial, repiping. We want you to feel comfortable in your decision to invest in a service of such a large caliber, and therefore encourage you to learn more about what goes into repiping, the materials used, and why those particular materials are used. This way, you can feel confident that you are doing the best thing for your home plumbing system. Read on to learn more!

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Plumbing Problems That Can Lead to Repiping

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

corroded-pipesPlumbing issues range in severity from “mildly annoying” to “emergency repairs required.” Some may start as one and end up as the other. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the various problems that can lead to repiping, so that you can have them repaired before they have the chance to cause any more damage.

The following are some of the more common plumbing issues that lead to repiping, and the warning signs that you need to look for with them.

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The Best Materials for Repiping a Home

Monday, December 11th, 2017

ground-sewer-pipeEventually, the pipes in any home will need replacement. Learning that your pipes are failing is bad enough, and suddenly you’re tasked with having to sort through conflicting information about which is the best material to use for repiping a home. If your pipes are old enough to need replacing, they are probably made of a material no longer deemed viable for pipes, like galvanized steel or even iron, both of which are prone to corrosion.

Now, there’s a whole new selection of piping material for your whole home, including metals and plastics, which may come as a bit of a shock! We’ll help you sort through some of the confusion here, but consult with a plumber in your area for the best idea of what will work for your home.

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Pipes?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

The pipes that bring water into your home are built to be durable, but someday your pipes are no longer going to work as you need them to. It’s important to replace your pipes when they start to cause trouble, so that you’re not one day stuck dealing with broken or burst pipes that send water to your property, causing costly damages and a major cleanup.

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