Anytime you turn on a faucet, spigot, or showerhead, you get a plentiful supply of clean water. All that water travels through your main water line, which connects your home to the utility company. Your water line is part of your plumbing system, though. That means you are responsible for maintaining and replacing it when it becomes outdated, damaged, or needs an upgrade. Luckily, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Palm Desert offers water line installation for homeowners in Palm Desert, CA, and the surrounding area. Learn more about our residential water line replacement and installation services.
When to Replace Your Water Line
Since most of your water line sits underground, it can be tough to know when to replace it. Sometimes, it will be obvious that you need a new one, such as when a cracked water line floods your lawn. Other times, the signs that you need residential water line replacement will be subtle, like when your water pressure has dropped. You may want to consider calling Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Palm Desert for water line installation services in situations such as:
- When your water line is too old
- When your water line has damage, such as cracks or leaky joints
- When you want to make home efficiency upgrades
- When you notice signs of rust or corrosion, especially if you notice rusty-colored water
How Did My Water Line Become Damaged?
Damage is the reason that most people decide to replace their water line. When your water line becomes damaged, it can flood your yard, reduce your water pressure, and drive your monthly water bill through the roof. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Palm Desert is here to help you understand the source of your water line damage. We use advanced diagnostic methods that help you get to the root of the problem. When you understand the cause of your water line damage, you can take steps to protect yourself from similar sources of damage in the future. Some of the most common causes of water line damage include:
- Shifting soil due to earthquakes or nearby construction
- Age-related corrosion
- Hard water deposits that clog your water line
- Tree root intrusion
- Water hammer
- Freezing and thawing of the ground around the pipe (possible but not too likely here in the Palm Desert area)
Should I Repair or Replace My Water Line?
Should you repair or replace your water line? This can be a tough decision for homeowners. When you work with Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Palm Desert, we will help you understand your options fully. While we always strive to offer our customers the most budget-friendly solutions, sometimes repairs are a poor long-term investment. When a waterline is reaching the end of its lifespan, residential water line replacement may be the best investment. Our pinpoint diagnostics will help you understand the nature of your water line issue and the likelihood of it occurring again. We offer a wide range of water line repair services as well as residential water line installation and replacement services.