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Fixing Pipes

A Whole House Repipe Can Save You Time and Money

How Do I know if My House Needs to Be Repiped?

Repiping a complete house is a major undertaking. This is a large investment both in time and money. In many cases, however, it is a good idea to have your pipes replaced. These are just a few reasons why you might need a Whole House Repipe.

Continual plumbing repair costs. Resolve many plumbing problems with a new pipe network by Four Leaf Mechanical. A brand new system helps to prevent ongoing future plumbing repairs.

Lead Pipes. Lead pipes are a problem in older homes. There are serious health risks associated with lead. 

Galvanized steel pipes are a common feature in homes. Galvanized pipes can corrode after a while. When corrosion builds up, water flow becomes restricted and sediments can get into your drinking water.

Planning a remodel. If you are already paying for a bathroom remodel or having other plumbing fixtures installed, it can save time and money to replace your home’s piping system.

What is Involved in Whole House Repiping?

Repiping a complete house is a major undertaking. It is not easy to repipe a whole house. It involves replacing both hot and cold water supply pipes, as well as drain pipes. A complete house repipe is a major renovation. Here is a breakdown of the process.

If you choose to have your whole house repiped, rather than a partial repipe. The next step is to decide which materials are best for the job. This could include copper, pex, or CPVC piping.

How We Get to Work Started

Your furniture and other items must first be protected. At Four Lead Mechanical we will cover all areas with plastic. Your home’s water supply will be temporarily disconnected during our work. We are usually able to do most of the work that limits your water usage during the day. This should not affect your evening routine.

We use special tools to locate pipes behind the walls. To gain access to the pipes in your home, holes are made into your drywall. As professional repiping contractors, we will complete all repairs after the pipes have been installed.

What is the cost of repiping a house?

There are many factors that influence the cost of repiping and entire home. Home Advisor estimates that the cost of the project could range between $1,500 and $15,000 or more depending on many variables. The cost of the project depends on the size and type of piping used and the square footage of your home. Your will need to consider the cost of building permits if they will be required.

Call us today for more information about our repiping services. We can help you get your pipes replaced in no time!

Bathroom problems? Solved!

Dripping faucet? Running toilets? Old fixtures? We offer a full range of bathroom plumbing services including:

  • Sink replacement
  • Faucet installation
  • Shower and tub repair and installation
  • Toilet repair and replacement
  • Plumbing design and remodeling

We know that plumbing issues and emergencies can’t wait. Our technicians are available to help with:

  • Floods
  • Overflowing toilets
  • Burst pipes
  • Water and sewer line issues