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Signs That You Need To Upgrade Your Pipes

The life of a plumbing system depends on the quality of the features and installation. A high-grade plumbing system serves you for decades without disruption. Quality-conscious property owners never compromise the robustness of a plumbing installation regardless of cost. That doesn’t always mean the system will work efficiently forever. It needs maintenance, repairs, and replacement as it wears out.

If your house is very old, it will have an older plumbing system that may be almost reaching its expiry date. We at SPS Plumbers St George are a reputed company in this industry and can assist in replacing your deteriorated plumbing system with new long-lasting features. We offer a variety of standard and customised services such as repairs & maintenance, new installations, replacement, and innovative solutions to bring your plumbing system up-to-date.

How to Know When It’s Time to Upgrade Your Plumbing System

A plumbing system is essentially a silent one. However, when problems start brewing in it, various components start sending signals. If you are observant, you will easily notice these signs. We list here some common signs that indicate you need to upgrade you’re your pipes:

1. Water Pressure Change Problems

Maintaining water pressure at a particular level is necessary for an even flow. Low water pressure is annoying and makes every water-related task time-consuming. Excessive pressure damages the pipes and your overall plumbing system too.

If you notice that the water flow less than usual from a faucet, some build-up in the pipe must be causing the problem. On the other hand, too much pressure indicates some problem with using the latest methods, tools, and equipment.

2. Rust-Coloured Water

Old plumbing systems have metal pipes that rust. When rust mixes with the water, you see discoloured brownish water flowing from the faucets or shower.  You need to call a licensed plumber in St George to look into the problem and suggest a solution. Sometimes, the issue can be resolved with minor repairs. However, in the case of very old pipes, you need to upgrade the system by replacing the pipes.

Apart from rust-coloured water you also need to be wary if you notice blue, greenish, or black colour. All of these signal problems within the plumbing system. Deterioration in copper and brass installations is the cause of blue or greenish water which results in mouldy, black water. Water must be crystal clear, and any other colour is a sign of an impending health hazard.

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  • When you call us, our experienced team visits your premises and checks your plumbing system thoroughly to understand the problem areas.
  • After detecting the issues, they handle the problem with efficiency and speed and ensure that the system works smoothly.
  • Old metal pipes will be replaced with modern PVC or Polyethylene pipes that are rustproof and long-lasting.

For any information about our pipe relining services, feel free to contact SPS Plumbers St George at (02) 9099 9237. You can also contact us via this Online Form, and we will call you back to discuss your requirements.

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