07 May Need Pipe Repair? The Importance of Re-Piping
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Your house has pipes. Your yard has pipes. Every day, pipes surround you. Tens—if not of hundreds—of gallons of water travel through these pipes each day, so a little leak can be a big problem. A giant problem. In other words, an expensive problem.
This is because you may not notice a little leak at first. When it comes to water, however, a little can go a long way. With this in mind, the possibility of a property-drenching failure can make your home feel like a ticking time bomb. The problem is worse for people in older homes—and especially those that feature galvanized steel piping. Pinhole leaks are common in pipes made from that material.
So what can you do? The answer is simple: Call Always Affordable Plumbing in Sacramento. What can we do?
A lot, actually.
Get It On Screen
Our residential services include leak detection and video inspections. Using our specially made equipment, we can find a small problem before it turns into a major headache. As noted above, galvanized steel pipes can fall victim to tiny holes that develop over time. Likewise, copper pipes are susceptible, too.
In addition to simple aging, an increase in chlorinates in the water can hasten internal erosion. Municipal bodies tend to add chlorinates to drinking water to keep it clean. Unfortunately, these chemicals also eat away at pipes from the inside.
A video inspection can help to locate weak points and areas where a pinhole leak may be on the horizon.
Need New Pipes?
Yes, pipes are everywhere. That doesn’t mean, however, that they have to stay where they were installed.
In some cases where aging pipes are an un-fixable problem, re-piping may be the solution. Fortunately, the process is exactly what it sounds like. Old pipes are removed. After that and new pipes are put in their place. This can be done to replace pipes etched away by chlorinates. It can also be done in advance of any failures and damage, saving money and effort in the long run.
The project is certainly a big one. That said, your pipes are not getting any younger.
Not Just Water
Even though we talk a lot about pipes and water, there are more substances that flow through your yard and walls.
For example, sewer pipes carry waste away, while gas pipes bring their contents inside.
Always Affordable Plumbing’s pipe repair services can include any and all of the above. Water, sewer, and gas are all fair game—and you wouldn’t want any of that to come flooding into your home due to a leak.
Always Affordable Plumbing offers FREE re-pipe consultations. Anyone considering the task—and wondering what it entails—is encouraged to contact the office.
Service, quality, and affordability for our customers always comes first. Call today to schedule your appointment!
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