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4 Signs You Need Water Line Replacement in Newtown, PA

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August 31, 2016

The system that brings fresh water into your home and takes used water out, is a vital component of a clean, healthy, hygienic home. The absence of clean water can make daily living pretty close to unbearable. In this article we share three signs that you might need a water line replacement in Newtown, PA in order to keep your home running smoothly.

  • The Age Of Your Home: If your home was built prior to 1960 and has never had its water line replaced or upgraded, it’s probably woefully out of date. If you’ve purchase or inherited an older home, you’ve probably inherited older water lines and pipes as well. Modern water lines are made of improved materials and meet greater safety standards than their older counterparts.
  • The Color Of Your Water: Pay attention to the color of your water. It should be clear. Period. If you notice water that is gray, yellow or brown, it’s likely due to rust, other contaminants or even aging or corroded pipes. Look at the porcelain directly behind your water spouts. Discoloration or chips in that area can also be cause for concern.
  • An Increase In Your Water Bill: If you suddenly experience higher than usual water bills without an intentional increase in water consumption, that’s a sure sign that you have an invisible leak somewhere. Our staff has the expertise and tools to uncover a leak that may be invisible to you.
  • Unusually High Water Bills: Like sudden decreases in water pressure, unusually high water bills can be the sign of a major leak. Whether the water line is at fault or outdated pipes have started to crack or falter, you’ll want to take care to if sooner rather than later.

The water line that supplies your home is important to the functionality, health and safety of your family. If you have a known or suspected water line issue, call Central Plumbing today for water line replacement in Newtown, PA that will have your home running like the well-oiled machine it is.

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