Is It Worth It to Repipe My House?

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Your plumbing is one of the most important systems in your home. It's responsible for delivering clean water to all of your fixtures and appliances, and disposing of waste water safely. So, when something goes wrong with your plumbing, it's a big deal.

For instance, if you begin having issues with your house’s plumbing system, specifically your piping, you may have to decide between having your home’s pipes repaired or repiping to resolve the problem. Whether it sounds like it or not, that’s a huge decision to make, because it can have lasting ramifications when it comes to your home’s plumbing system and your finances.

In this blog, we will discuss the benefits of repiping and how to choose between repiping and pipe repair.

Repiping Versus Pipe Repair

Homeowners are often faced with tough decisions when it comes to their home's plumbing system. For example, you might be tempted to simply have existing pipes repaired to save money even though repiping your house may offer more permanent and beneficial results.

One of the best ways to determine whether pipe repairs will suffice is to have a professional plumber assess the situation. If this assessment indicates that there are multiple leaks occurring, as well as other problems, such as low water pressure or discolored water, then it may be more cost effective and beneficial to have your entire house repiped.

Along with providing a more reliable pipe system, repiping can also help protect against future issues. That’s why it is important to understand all the factors involved when it comes to deciding between pipe repair and repiping, so you can make an informed decision. When it comes to choosing between repiping and pipe repair, a couple of the most common questions homeowners have include the following:

  • What are the differences are between repiping and pipe repair? While it may vary by circumstance, generally, repiping can be a more comprehensive approach as it replaces older piping with newer, longer-lasting pipes. Pipe repair tends to be a more immediate solution that is best used as a short-term fix.
  • Which option is more cost-effective? The price tag of either option depends largely on the number of pipes that need to be repaired or repiped and their locations within the home. Researching estimates from local contractors who specialize in this type of service can provide better insight when budgeting for a project like this. That being said, in general, repiping can certainly require a bit more upfront spending. However, the long-term benefits of repiping can often outweigh those of opting for repairing your existing pipes, which is generally a temporary solution.

Our Licensed and Experienced Plumbers Can Handle All Your Piping and Repiping Needs

Trident Plumbing & Drain has been serving homeowners and businesses in Peoria, Phoenix, and their surrounding communities for years. We are a veteran-owned, family-owned, and woman-owned business. Our plumbers are highly trained, licensed, and experienced. We have successfully resolved a wide range of plumbing issues for our customers, including water heater installation and repair, drain services, slab leaks, fixture installation and repair, sewer services, water filtration system installation and maintenance, and piping & repiping.

Whether you need help installing new piping as part of a home construction project or need to repipe part or all your home’s plumbing, we can help you.

For more information about Trident Plumbing & Drain, and why we’re the go-to plumbing service for several area homeowners and businesses, read our customers’ reviews.

To learn about our piping and repiping solutions, call us at (623) 500-6309 or contact us online today to discuss your situation with our experienced plumbers in Arizona. Check out our online specials!