Repiping Services By The Responsible Plumbers
When you need reliable repiping services in Grand Junction, CO, make sure to call 970-399-7063 to reach the experts at Peterson Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drains. Service Areas
Like anything which is used heavily and consistently for extended periods of time, eventually, the piping system in your home will begin to wear out and show signs of aging. These can manifest as small leaks if you’re lucky, and issues like burst pipes if you aren’t, but in many cases where old pipes are frequently causing problems a more cost-effective solution is to repipe the problem area with newer pipes.
When Should You Have Repiping Done?
If your home has an older piping system, you may find yourself getting frustrated with constant leaks and repairs that become more frequent as your pipes age. If you’re finding yourself on the phone for a Peterson Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling plumber more often than you’d like, repiping the problem area may be a more cost-effective solution.
Particularly in older homes, a problem area within your pipes can put additional strain on the rest of your plumbing system, and repiping the problem area can ease the strain on your system and help to stabilize it moving forward.
How Can You Recognize Plumbing Issues?
Because your pipes are located behind your walls or inside your ceilings and floors, it can be difficult to detect issues until it’s too late. If any of the following indicators sound familiar, it may be time to pick up the phone and give us a call for a professional inspection:
- Mold or mildew on your walls, floor or ceiling
- Uneven water pressure
- Higher than usual water bills
- Unpleasant odors, which can indicate hidden mold growth
Breaking Down the Differences Between Copper and PEX Pipes
The two types of pipes most commonly found in homes in Grand Junction are copper piping and PEX piping.
Copper piping is the more durable of the two, and when you install it, you can rest easy knowing that the joints won’t sag under the pressure of the water. It’s a more expensive option, but because it is extremely durable many of our customers choose to install them regardless of the cost.
PEX piping is polyethylene piping which has been cross-linked and is the more common of the two types simply because it is cheaper to install than copper pipes. It is also very durable and is resistant to most extreme weather conditions though it should not be installed directly outdoors, or be connected to a water heater.
Don’t let the stress caused by old, damaged, and leaky pipes get you down. Call us today at 970-399-7063 for professional and efficient repiping services.