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  • Writer's pictureJesse Gonzalez

How Often Should You Re-Pipe Your house?

The frequency of a repiping project will depend on the age and condition of your home's existing pipes. Generally speaking, copper pipes can last up to 50 years while PEX pipes are expected to last around 25 years.


If you live in an older home that has never been repiped or if you've noticed any signs of pipe deterioration—such as rust-colored water coming out of faucets, low water pressure, or frequent clogs—you should consider having your house repiped sooner rather than later.


It's also important to keep in mind that if your plumbing is damaged due to a natural disaster or other emergency situation such as flooding, it may be necessary to have the entire system replaced sooner than would otherwise be expected.


Additionally, certain types of water that have higher levels of corrosive elements may require more frequent repiping projects in order to prevent long-term damage to the plumbing system.


Regular maintenance and inspection can help you stay ahead of any potential problems; if you're unsure about when or how often your house should be repiped, a professional plumber will be able to provide expert guidance regarding the best course of action.


Ultimately, it's important to remember that early detection and repair of any issues with your pipes is essential in protecting both your home and its inhabitants from costly repairs down the line.


Rancho Heating and Air Plumbing has earned a trusted reputation in Rancho Santa Margarita for providing superior service for both residential and commercial properties. We are proud of our commitment to excellence, offering cutting-edge solutions that adhere to the highest standards of safety and precision.


Our team is highly knowledgeable, friendly and ready to assist with any questions you may have while offering competitive pricing options. We are dedicated to delivering superior results that adhere to industry-leading practices, so you can rest assured that your HVAC or plumbing project will be completed in an efficient and timely manner.


If you live in Rancho Santa Margarita, contact Rancho Heating and Air Plumbing today for all of your plumbing and HVAC needs!

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