Posted on February 8, 2013 at 9:00 am.Written by Shamrock Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc. Many people have no clue if they should consider repiping their home. Chances are that,unless you have a brand new home, the pipes have some sort of sign of aging. At one point you might have even replaced the pipes because of water leakage. This is important, many people will avoid the situation of a water leak because they have to shut off the water for a few hours. They are so used to the convenience of water, the truth is it is much better to do this. Otherwise your whole piping system might go and you could be out of water for days. Ouch, now that would be no fun at all. For this reason alone it is important to make sure your pipes are handling water properly. Water is not the only issue to look for. There are several signs that your system needs repiping. If you see anything like metallic shavings in your water, rusty colored water, or the faucets have a not so pleasant odor. Your are due for repiping in the house. Another thing to look out for is very low water pressure. Some people may not understand the concept of repiping. Repiping involves replacing the whole structure and not just one line. If only a small number of pipes were to be replaced the older pipes would have more pressure on them causing leaks or more problems. Repiping is usually not a do it yourself type of project. This type of job is meant for a trained plumber. Make sure you find a plumber who can specialize in repiping jobs. One little mistake can play a hefty toll on your wallet. Repiping might seem like a huge blow of money instead of replacing one little pipe but the benefits outweigh the negatives. It is better to just finish a project completely than have to go back to it later. This will save you time and money in the long run. You also won't have to deal with issues that may surprisingly come up. Replacing them all is better than replacing one so not all the pressure is left on the older pipes. Not certain whether your home may need repiping or not? Contact Shamrock Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, We are your Orlando Repiping Experts. Call us today at 407-292-8881.