Signs Your Home Needs To Be Repiped
Buying a home is one of many major events that can happen to us in our lifetime. Before signing your name on the dotted line to become the owner of your new home, there are some many things to consider. Just like purchasing a used car, you should always check under the hood to see what you will be dealing with in the future. There are many professionals who will come out and look at the home including the electrical and plumbing systems even if you aren’t the rightful owner at that time. In fact, you can get the seller of the home to get the information you need before signing your name.
One of the most important things that needs to be check out is the plumbing. The reason behind this is abscess water can cause thousands of dollars in damages to your home in a short period of time. Therefore it is vital to watch out for signs even if you have gotten your new home inspected before signing your home loan papers. What are the signs that will tell you your home needs to be repiped?
The first, most obvious way to tell your home needs to be repiped is by paying close attention to your water pressure. Have you noticed when you turn your faucets on full blast on to get a very small stream in return? If this is the case then it’s time to get your home repiped. The color of the water is another tale tell sign. If you have to wait a few minutes before the rust fades before the water is clean then you should consider getting your home repiped.
Leaky pipes are very common signs that your plumbing system needs assistance. While you may notice there is only one pipe leaking you should know that there is a big possibly that there could be more leaking pipes. If you notice leaky pipes make sure that you contact a professional immediately as this could affect your home negatively.
The last signs to watch for are corroding pipes and lack of hot water control. If you notice any of these it is possible that there is something going with your pipes.
Do you need to repipe your Little Rock home? Call Arrow Plumbing at (501) 588-3200 and schedule a service call immediately!