Are your aging pipes starting to show signs that they need to be replaced? Are you calling a plumber frequently to repair your system? You might need repiping services. Call About Plumbing Inc. for appointments in Arnold, MO. Our trustworthy technicians can install a new system quickly and accurately. We also provide straightforward pricing so there is no confusion on the bill later.
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Signs You Need Whole Home Repiping Services
When you think about what appliances to replace in your house, you might not think about your piping system. Your pipes can be out-of-sight-out-of-mind. Some signs to watch for that can indicate you need to replace your system include:
- Your pipes need frequent repairs.
- The water in your home is an unusual color or taste.
- Your system has decreased water pressure.
- Your system is aging.
- Your system is leaking.
- There is corrosion in your current piping system.
- There is damage to the system.
Benefits of Installing Copper Pipes
When replacing your piping system, a plumber may suggest copper pipes. These pipes - which are typically used for refrigerant lines in HVAC systems -- provide the following benefits:
- They can be used for hot and cold freshwater lines.
- They can be used for drain-waste-vent lines.
- They are allowed by most plumbing codes.
- They resist corrosion.
- They have a long lifespan.
- They can tolerate cold weather.
- They can be installed without the use of hazardous chemicals.
- They’re lightweight and recyclable.
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Advantages of PEX Pipes
One option for new pipes at your property is PEX pipes. These pipes, which are a cross-linked polyethylene material, provide the following advantages:
- They are better for the environment than other plastic types.
- They can be recycled.
- They require fewer fittings and are less likely to leak.
- They are extremely flexible and easy to install.
- They are highly durable.
- They are more cost-effective than other types of pipes.