COPPER PIPE

Why call Doc Thompson Plumbing for Copper Pipe Service, Installation, and Inspection in Columbus and Gahanna, Ohio?

Pipes that are leaky can be a common problem that is found throughout the United States. The truth of the matter is that every home or business will have a leak occur at some point in time. Sealant can quickly address the problem. However, there are times where copper repiping is needed. Therefore, Doc Thompson Plumbing is available to take care of piping needs in and around Columbus, Ohio.

The Necessity of Copper Pipes
In the 1950’s, copper piping became quite popular as people thought they did not have to worry about repiping. After all, corrosion does not usually occur with copper pipes. At the same time, copper pipes are not perfect and older homes can still get rust.

A number of homes across American still have iron pipes, which were used before copper pipes became popular. Although iron pipes can last for more than a century, pipes made out of iron can rupture as a result of rust. When multiple ruptures occur within a plumbing system, it can be an indication that a building needs to be repiped. In fact, it can be a very good idea to have old pipes replaced immediately.

Pipe Inspections in Columbus, Ohio
Having pipes inspected once a year if not more can be a great indicator as to whether a home or business needs to be repiped. When an inspection occurs, a plumber can have a better idea of the condition of the pipes as well as any potential problems that may occur. If there are any problems that a professional finds, each one can be addressed properly. Plumbing issues do not necessarily require symptoms to be obvious. Home and business owners usually do not recognize that a problem has occurred. In addition to this, a plumbing issue is usually identified only when a situation has caused a significant amount of damage. When people finally recognize that a plumbing problem has occurred, major work may need to be accomplished that can include having repiping done on a plumbing system.

It can be easy to assume that copper pipes and a building with no plumbing problems are guarantees that repiping will not be required. A plumber can be able to find problems before it becomes a major challenge. Prevention can certainly prevent catastrophes from occurring. If plumbing within a home or business has not been inspected recently, it is time to contact Doc Thompson Plumbing..