Many homes in Massachusetts were constructed with galvanized piping in the plumbing system. This means that the metal pipes (usually iron or steel) have been treated with zinc to reduce the risk of corrosion. While galvanized pipes have benefits, they also have disadvantages, and, as a result, more homeowners are turning to copper tubing. Read More Replacing Your Galvanized Pipe With Copper Tubing >>
Like all household appliances and fixtures, water pipes don’t last forever. There will be times when you need plumbing maintenance or repair, which may include replacing the existing pipe with a more durable material. Older, corroded water pipes can cause undesirable effects that you don’t need to live with.
How do you know when to consider repiping in your home? If you are experiencing any of the following situations, pipe replacement may solve the problem: Read More Repiping Reconsidered >>
If you’re planning a bathroom remodeling project that involves water piping changes or you’ve got corroded water pipes anywhere in your home, figuring out which piping material is best for your needs is one of the key questions you’ll have to consider. Local codes may regulate your piping selection and a professional licensed plumbing contractor should be consulted. Read More Copper Still a Good Choice in Water Pipe Replacement >>