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Are you experiencing low water pressure? Do you get rust-colored or yellow water? And worst of all, do you ever get scalded in the shower when someone flushes, uses a sink, or turns on the washing machine? If these plumbing problems have been plaguing your home, then repiping may be the solution. At Kalka Plumbing, Heating, and Air we offer copper, Pex, PVC, and CPVC repiping services to improve the quality of your water flow and eliminate issues like the ones described above. We repipe any house in Irvine, Orange County, and the surrounding cities.
Repiping can also make your plumbing setup more efficient, which means financial savings down the line.
The team at Kalka Plumbing, Heating, and Air is equipped to handle repiping projects large and small. Our prompt, courteous plumbers will be happy to answer any questions you have about repiping and discuss what this type of endeavor entails. To learn more, call us today.
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What Is Repiping And When You Might Need It?
Repiping is the process of replacing the existing piping in your home with new piping. Repiping can be necessary for a variety of reasons, but it's most often done to replace aging pipes that are no longer functioning properly or pipes that have become seriously corroded. Repiping can also be required when you're switching from one type of pipe to another type, such as copper to PVC. Repiping is an essential part of maintaining your plumbing system and will help protect against leaks, burst pipes, and other plumbing disasters.
Here are some reasons why you might need a repiping:
When you notice your pipes are rusty
It can be caused by many factors, but the most common is rusting. Rusting occurs when one metal corrodes faster than another in an electrolyte solution like water. When you have rusty pipes it means that your copper lines are rusting quicker than your iron or steel line which causes leaks and damages to occur over time. Repiping should only be done if all other options fail as this could cause serious damage to surrounding parts of your plumbing system - including costly repairs!
When you notice your pipes are rusty you may need to do some Repiping. It can be caused by many factors, but the most common is rusting. Rusting occurs when one metal corrodes faster than another in an electrolyte solution like water. When you have rusty pipes it means that your copper lines are rusting quicker than your iron or steel line which causes leaks and damages to occur over time. Repiping should only be done if all other options fail as this could cause serious damage to surrounding parts of your plumbing system, including costly repairs.
When you leak the pipe
Repiping entails removing all of the old pipes and replacing them with new ones made out of PVC (plastic). It takes hours for a Repipe service to get rid of these older materials that may include lead solder and then replace them with modern-day piping material which would not corrode nor leak if left unattended for too long after the installation has been completed. Repipes are sometimes necessary because there could have been an initial pipe breakage inside one’s home; this would require emergency attention since water leaking from broken pipes would damage other parts of the house. Repipes are also implemented when there is water damage to walls or ceilings due to corroded piping materials that have been present inside one’s plumbing system for way too long.
A change in water pressure
There are many reasons why you might want Repiping, but one of the most common is water pressure. If your home has low water pressure issues there's a chance that Repiping could be just what you're looking for! Sometimes simply increasing the size of the pipes can increase the speed at which it carries water throughout your home and give you an ample supply when using appliances like showers or dishwashers. Repiping isn't always necessary but if it will provide increased benefits then homeowners should seriously consider this option.
One thing to keep in mind about Repiping is that sometimes problems with corroded pipes may not surface until after repipes have been installed; though this doesn't happen often it does happen on occasion so Repiping should always be done by a professional with the proper equipment and skills to handle any Repipe issues that may come up.
Repipes can sometimes take as long as two weeks, so you'll want someone who has all the necessary supplies on hand and will get everything Repiped in one visit rather than coming back multiple times.