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  • Writer's pictureJesse Gonzalez

What Is a House Re-Pipe?



A house re-pipe is a process that completely replaces all of the water pipes and fixtures in your home. This includes both hot and cold water pipes, as well as any fixtures that use water such as showers, bathtubs, toilets, and sinks.


House re-pipes take several days to complete and involves cutting walls, floors, or ceilings to access the existing plumbing. The old pipes are then removed and replaced with new ones made from either copper or PEX (cross-linked polyethylene) depending on the homeowner's preference.

Once completed, the house should have improved water pressure, fewer leaks and clogs, increased energy efficiency due to better insulation around the pipes, and improved indoor air quality since there will be no more old pipes that could potentially be leaking harmful chemicals.


In addition, the process should help with reducing water bills since there will be better pressure and fewer leaks. Also, a re-pipe can also increase the value of your home if you ever decide to sell in the future. Overall, house re-piping is an extensive but necessary process for maintaining the overall health and safety of your home's plumbing system.

With the right professionals and quality materials, house re-piping can be a great way to improve your home's plumbing system for years to come. Contact a professional plumber today to learn more about house re-piping and get started on improving your home's plumbing system!

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