Home Plumbing Renovation: 8 Tips for a Smooth Job from Pipe to Faucet
A home renovation project can be stressful, costly, and time-consuming. One of the most important aspects of any renovation is ensuring the plumbing is up to code and functioning properly.
With help from our professional plumbers at Centennial Plumbing, Heating & Electrical you can efficiently upgrade your bathroom’s plumbing. These tips will help you get your plumbing done right the first time, from replacing faulty faucets to installing eco-friendly fixtures. We’re here to help you start your home renovation on the right track!
1) Replacing Faulty Faucets
Faulty faucets can lead to water waste and expensive repair bills down the line. If you notice that your current faucets are leaking or not functioning correctly, it’s best to replace them as soon as possible. Choose durable and energy-efficient fixtures for optimal efficiency that are sure to last for years to come while saving money on utilities and repairs.
2) Replacing Worn Pipes
Old pipes can be a significant source of problems in any home. If your pipes are corroded or worn out, they should be replaced as soon as possible before they cause further damage. We suggest hiring an experienced plumber when replacing pipes to the tub or sink to ensure it gets done right the first time.
3) Installing Eco-Friendly Plumbing Fixtures
Installing eco-friendly plumbing fixtures can save you money on utility bills while also helping preserve resources and reduce environmental impact. Look for fixtures with low water flow rates and energy star ratings for maximum savings over time.
4) Reducing Clogs
Clogged drains can be a significant nuisance in any home, but there are ways you can reduce the risk of clogs occurring in the first place. Avoid pouring grease down kitchen drains, avoid flushing foreign objects down toilets, and invest in drain strainers or screens to keep debris from entering your pipes in the first place.
5) Investing in Pipe Insulation
Insulating certain areas of your home’s plumbing system can help prevent frozen pipes during cold weather and reduce noise from running water through walls or ceilings. Check that any insulation you use is rated specifically for use with pipes so it doesn’t break down over time due to moisture exposure.
6) Installing Water Purification Systems
Investing in a water purification system can help improve the taste and smell of your tap water while also reducing contaminants like chlorine or lead that may be present in older homes with outdated plumbing systems. Check with a professional before purchasing one of these systems so they can recommend one best suited to meet your needs and budget.
7) Upgrading Faucet Fixtures
Investing in new faucets for your sink, tub, or shower can save you money. Newer fixtures, when installed correctly, are more reliable. Ensure proper installation with the help of a professional plumber, which will get you better performance and reliability and reduce maintenance needs down the line.
Remember to perform routine maintenance; an easy way to start is by allowing your plumber to check for any potential leaks regularly and address them as soon as they are spotted. Following these simple tips will make your fixture upgrades sorted quickly.
8) Upgrade With Help from Centennial Plumbing, Heating & Electrical
Home renovations can feel manageable if you have help before starting a project! Just remember that hiring our experienced plumbers at Centennial Plumbing, Heating & Electrical for all of your plumbing installations, maintenance, and repairs may still be necessary depending on what kind of project you're undertaking, so always seek professional advice! Call us to learn more at (306) 500-7392.