Repiping Service That Increases the Life of Your Plumbing System in Kansas City, MO, and Nearby Areas
Over time, your pipes experience extensive usage that can take a toll on their condition. You may find that plumbing problems become increasingly frequent, requiring you to pay more and more money to keep them in proper working order. These costs will continue to rise to a point where it makes more sense to have your home repiped. When this occurs, you can count on the plumbing experts at Inception Plumbing to provide everything you need for reliable drainage that lasts, including quality plumbing services. We provide repiping in these locations and the surrounding areas:
What Is Repiping?
Repiping is a permanent solution to leaky pipes, discolored water, reduced water flow, and pressure. It differs from patching or replacing pipe segments because it refreshes your entire piping network back to a brand new state. The time it takes to repipe a home can range from a day to up to a week based on the size of the house when repiping water lines and waste lines having an openly accessible ceiling in the basement can make the process run very smoothly and fast. However, some of the larger homes that are multiple stories are quite a bit more complicated. These homes will involve opening sheetrock or plaster walls to route piping throughout. Our professional plumbing company can protect your home throughout this entire process. Give us a call; we'd love to help.
Types of Repiping
You have many options when it comes to your repiping service, the most important of which is the type of material used in your new pipes. Each type comes with advantages and disadvantages detailed below.
Copper has been one of the most widely used materials for water piping in homes. Strong and resistant to corrosion, copper is the most durable and long-lasting material for your new pipes. Copper is more expensive than other materials, however, and can break due to freezing more readily than other materials.
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) is also a very popular choice for new pipes, given that it has the ability to withstand extreme temperatures. The low cost of CPVC makes it a widely used material. However, over time, this type of piping can become brittle.
Cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) is the gold standard for whole-home repiping. With durability that rivals copper combined with the low cost of materials, PEX is an affordable way to revitalize your plumbing system. PEX can only be used indoors, though, as UV rays will cause the material to degrade.
What Occurs During a Repiping Service?
Repiping begins by shutting off the water to your home. Your plumber in Kansas City, MO, and surrounding areas will then identify where the pipes are located behind your drywall. The drywall is removed bit by bit so that each section of piping can be removed and replaced by new pipes of your chosen material. Once the new pipes are in place, the drywall is replaced, then patched up and retextured back to how it looked before. In fact, once the repiping service is concluded, you will not even know that anything has been changed, apart from the increase in your drainage, water pressure, and pipe performance, of course.
Inception Plumbing offers a comprehensive repiping service to Kansas City, MO residents. Speak to our talented team today at (816) 919-1010 to discuss your needs or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.
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