How to Tell When It’s Time to Repipe Your Home

HVAC units and appliances to roofsEvery home need maintenance including the most well-built homes. From your HVAC units and appliances to roofs, everything needs proper upkeep, repair, or replacement over a certain period of time. The same hold true for pipes that carry water in your home. Water is of utmost importance for every household and in recent years, water quality has become an alarming issue. Old, dirty, corroded, and damaged pipes are the main reasons for degraded water quality. If construction of your home has become more than 10 years old, or if you’ve noticed following signs, it’s the time to consider repiping your home.

  1. Foul Smell or Taste of Water is Bad: Clean water is free from any sort of odors and is tasteless. However, when tastes off or some strong foul smell is coming it implies that water is tainted with dirt, debris, rust, any other impurities that might be coming from your home’s pipes. It is advisable to call a Dallas plumbing Expert to survey your pipes’ condition and analyze the cause and best solution for your problem.
  2. Water Appears to Be Murky, Red or Brown: Clean water is fully transparent and has no color of its own. In case the color of water at your home appears to be murky or reddish brown, the condition of your pipes is to be blamed for it. Sometime discoloration of water is not noticed until the utensils/appliances in which water is stored begin to discolor as well. If you have noticed any discoloration in water or any surface that comes in contact with water, hurry up an contact Dallas Plumbing professionals.
  3. Frequent Noisy Sounds: Occasional sounds are common for every household be it whistling of winds through attic, floorboard, appliance cycling through their power functions, etc. However, in case you have noticed some creaking, shifting, or banging sound, the sound is probably coming from the old pipes of your home. Such sounds grow louder over time and are prone to further damages.
  4. Leakage: In order to maximize profits, some builders often use low quality lower cost pipes which tend to develop leaks after few years. Occasional leaks at few spots may require small repair but in case of frequent leaks, it is advisable to pay immediate attention and go for replacement of pipes.

Stop ignoring and get your pipes inspected and replaced. Various factors such as age, poor-quality materials, damage, corrosion, or intrusion from roots tend to get worse with time. This leads to failure of bad pipes at home, putting your home at risk of flooding, which can cause significant and extremely expensive damage. Don’t wait until your pipelines become a ticking time bomb. Contact Dallas Plumbing Company, your trusted local plumbing company serving Dallas and nearby area since1903. Contact us today for a free plumbing estimate.