Plumbing pipes wear down over the years due to everyday wear and tear. This deterioration in the pipes will cause leaks or bursts. Holes or cracks in pipes can leak without being noticed, often for long periods of time. Modern plumbing pipes have a life span of over 50 years. Replacing your old plumbing is a good investment to avoid future water damage to your home.
Typically, water leaks are easy to identify as you find water spots on the ceiling or walls. When a water leak is touch to identify, look for the following warning signs:
There are three common reasons for water leaks. They are Excess Pressure, Corrosion, and Cracks. Modern plumbing materials can help avoid these issues for on average 50 years.