Many of us live in homes that are older than us, homes that were built in the early 1900s. Although our homes may seem to be in excellent condition, you may still want to think about replacing those old pipes. Whether leaky or not, piping used in the early 1900s can cause problems. Lead pipes were used in the early 1900s when installing plumbing into homes. If not removed lead pipes can cause hazards to your health.
With all our time at home right now, it might be the time to replace you old plumbing. Quality PVC pipes can help get your plumbing system back up and running in no time. It will also last you for years to come.
The best option when replacing lead pipes in your home is to replace them with PVC or Polyvinyl Chloride pipe. PVC pipe is made to be resistant to corrosion, rust, or decay, resulting in a much longer and safer lifespan. With old lead pipes as fluids transfer through, lead is released into the water flow. This means lead would be in drinking water, water used for growing vegetables, as well as the water we cleanse ourselves with.
At Detroit Nipple Works has a large supply of PVC piping and other materials. We can provide you with the exact materials you need to get the job done. PVC can help maintain your plumbing system for years to come. Of course, if you have questions our experienced staff can help find the materials you need.
Make sure to walk through your home and check your pipes, if you do not know what lead pipes look like, call a plumber and have them inspect your home for harmful pipes. If you need to purchase PVC piping, Detroit Nipple Works has all the PVC sizes you need. Finally, contact us today!
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