There are definitely a lot of perks associated with replacing a water pipe. In fact, if you are looking to boost the overall value of your humble abode or just trying to avoid expensive future maintenance problems, replacing a water pipe can make a significant difference in your home and your wallet will surely thank you. Here are some other benefits associated with a water pipe replacement — specifically how doing so will instantly improve the water quality in your home.
Much Better Materials
Ideally, with a new water pipe, you not only replace the equipment itself, but get an upgrade in the materials being used as well. In fact, this is typically the case in every water pipe replacement. Since lead was a very common material in water pipes back in the day, upgrading the materials for your health and safety can have a dramatic impact on your home but also the water quality within it as well.
Eliminates Any Corrosion
Traditionally, corrosion occurs when minerals and water scrape against and totally wear down the inner lining of water pipes. In fact, corrosion is incredibly common and often the main reason homeowners decide to replace their water pipes. But corrosion can affect the water pipes in your home in a few different ways — none of which are good. From significant rus accumulation and mineral clogs to bottlenecks and pressure buildups, corrosion can have a detrimental effect on the water pipes in your home and harm the quality of the water itself.
A Proper, Uniform Construction
Even though pipes tend to break down over time, it doesn’t mean that they should never be replaced or properly maintained. In fact, when pipes are made from a variety of different materials, the breakdown of pipes becomes incredibly more common.
Always Clean From The Inside Out
One of the most important things about properly taking care of your water pipes so they don’t need to be replaced so often is to clean them from the inside out. In fact, the typical homeowner probably never really thinks about the cleanliness of their water pipes — but they really should. Cleaning the water pipes thoroughly can help reduce the number of leaks, ruptures, clogs or mineral build-up within the water pipes themselves which ultimately ensure your water quality stays clean and safe.
Call Mahon Plumbing Today
If you still have more questions regarding your plumbing, we here at Mahon Plumbing are here to help. We have been serving the wider Baltimore area since 1994, so we have 25 years of experience to back up our fantastic service! Call us at our Baltimore location at 410-766-8566 or our Pasadena location at 410-636-7944. Be sure to keep up with us on social media by following us on Facebook or Twitter.