4 Signs That It’s Time to Replace Old Plumbing

Old Plumbing

Eventually, the time may come where you need to replace some old plumbing, but how can you tell it’s time?

Just because something is old, does not necessarily means it is broken and needs replacing, like your plumbing. Even old plumbing can work perfectly well. It might even work better than whatever new plumbing you acquire and install. Just being old does not hinder your plumbing’s ability. However, the time will eventually come when you will need to replace your old plumbing because at some point, it will surely begin to malfunction.

No Hot Water

One sign that gives away that you need to replace your old plumbing is that you have no hot water whatsoever. Sometimes where there are issues with your hot water, it can be a simple plumbing issue that can easily be fixed with a little maintenance. Others times It can be revealed that it is a bigger issue than presented will require you to replace your current plumbing.

Water is Not Clear

Water is clear. That is a fact. So if you discover one day that your water is no longer clear, that is a sign of an obvious and major plumbing issue. Non-clear water is unusable, and to make matters worse, the reason that the water is not clear in the first place, like rusting, can cause sediment or mineral buildup within the pipes, eventually leading to your pipes to burst and cause water damage in your home. As soon as you see that your water is not clear, you should immediately replace your current plumbing.

Higher Bills

If you start noticing higher priced bills coming to your house, this could actually be a sign of an issue with your plumbing. Higher bills means that your plumbing is not functioning efficiently which is why you are beginning to consume more water in your household. There are issues with your plumbing somewhere in your home, and if you cannot find the issue, you may be forced to replace your plumbing altogether.

Just Want to Update It

As stated before, just because its old does not mean it does not work. However, also, just because something works, does not mean it cannot be replaced. If you simply feel like replacing a certain part of your plumbing, feel free to do so. You may not like your old shower head and want a more modern one, so go out and update your bathroom with some new plumbing.

Call Mahon Plumbing Today

If you’re ready to see how am upgrade can help your home, the experts at Mahon plumbing are here to help. Mahon Plumbing has been serving the Baltimore region’s plumbing needs since 1994. We’re ready to offer quality plumbing services and gas installation for both commercial and residential uses. Our tracks and employees are ready to handle the toughest of jobs.

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