A house that needs a repipe job done should be addressed as soon as possible. A house’s piping system is extremely intricate and a mix up in one area can lead to the entire system failing. This is why it is important to have the help of a professional when approaching a job like this.
Most piping systems are comprised of copper lines that are susceptible to leaks and deuteriation over time. When there are multiple leaks throughout a house’s piping system, the common solution is to repipe the entire house. If there are too many leaks to deal with individually, it is better to take care of them collectively because multiple leaks can lead to multiple future problems.
To begin the process all water lines in the home need to be turned on for the water to drain out through all the copper lines. In order to repipe, access holes need to be cut in the ceiling and the walls to give access to the new piping. Holes also need to be drilled to run piping through from below as well. Then the old components need to be removed from the system throughout the house. These things should only be done by trained professionals so it is important to contact one if you believe there are issues with your home’s piping systems.