A bathroom repipe involves refitting pipes in order to fix a defective piping system caused by old or damaged pipes. Initially a professional plumber has to access the situation. During this time things such as large areas of corrosion, low water pressure in your bathroom fixtures and leaks will be the focus. These are signs that repiping is needed. After a professional has come to the conclusion that repiping is required the job can begin.
To start, the entire project can take anywhere from a couple of days to a week. Factors that determine how long repiping takes include what story the bathroom is on, how the repiping is being accomplished and what type of pipe is going in. No matter what the factors may be, plumbers will complete the job efficiently and in a timely manner.
First, for a bathroom repipe in Brooklyn, all existing pipes must be removed. Pipes must be removed in order to make the job easier and create a better work environment. It is likely that existing piping cannot be reused.
After piping is removed the decision of which piping to install can be made. Copper piping is a great option because it helps to improve the delivery of hot water as well as help save money on water. PEX pipe is also a good choice because it provides security for safe drinking water, is resistant to high and low temperatures and is durable. Once the decision is made the pipes can be replaced by a professional and the plumbing system in your bathroom will work as it is supposed to.
All in all, having your bathroom repiped is a fairly simple project that should be completed by a professional plumber. The duration of the project can range from two days to a week depending on several factors. Initially old pipes must be removed. After removal new pipes are installed and the repipe is complete.
Is your bathroom in need of a full repipe? Call Petri Plumbing today at (718) 748-1254 for the best bathroom repipe in Brooklyn!