What To Consider When Repiping Your Home

by jeffskbb on April 18, 2013

Thinking about repiping your home?

 

What To Consider When Repiping Your HomeA home is something that is the livelihood of many families. Making sure everything is working correctly around the home is something that is not always easy. Some people may be considering getting the water pipes throughout their home replaced. The water pressure in a home is extremely important for many of the appliances throughout it.

The washing machine will take longer to wash the clothes when the washer pressure is lower because it will take longer to fill it. The dishwasher may not clean or rinse the dishes well because of the low water pressure also. Some people get frustrated when they are trying to take a shower when there is not enough water pressure too.

There are many things that can cause a home to have low water pressure. A lot of people think that it is related to the water pump or to the well that the water is being drawn from. This is not always the case though. Sometimes the pipes that are run through the home are the culprit for this.

Most of the homes now have copper water lines running throughout their home. This kind was not always used though. The older homes may have steel pipes. These can rust while copper does not. Any kind of pipes can also leak when they are exposed to extremely cold temperatures which can cause them to freeze and crack. Fittings can also leak. All of these things should be checked.

If there are constant repairs to the water lines in the home, a homeowner may want to consider have the entire home repiped with PEX pipe rather than continuously repairing the existing ones. Even though the repairs are cheaper than replacing them at the time, in the long run, it will save the homeowner money and a lot of hassles. Not only does it save on the cost of the piping but it saves them money because the rest of the home is not getting water damaged.

Do you need to repipe your Orlando area home? Call Jeff’s Kitchen, Bath and Beyond today at (407) 968-1801 and make an appointment today!

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