Cast Iron Pipe Repair in Tampa
Reliable Pipe Repair Services
If your home was built before 1970, there is a high chance that it was built with cast iron pipes. Before 1970, plastic plumbing pipes had not been invented, making cast iron pipes an optimal choice for plumbing systems due to their expected lifespan of 80 to 100 years.
Regardless of when your home was built, chances are it’s been a while since you took a good long look at your pipes – relax, we’ll do it for you with a full professional inspection! The age and type of material used in your cast iron plumbing can lead to all sorts of issues if not repaired correctly; and what could have been a simple pipe repair if caught early on may become an influx of plumbing issues that can turn into a true nightmare – and a huge bill!
No matter where your cast iron pipe is located, we can find a solution that works for you – the first time!
Some of the common pipe problems we can fix include:
- Odd Water Color – Your home’s water should be clear. If an odd color is present, it may be time for an inspection! Our Tampa plumbing experts can sample your water to identify the problem and determine how we can fix it!
- Leaky Pipes – If any of your pipes are leaking in your home, this should be repaired quickly to ensure that further water damage does not occur to your property! Cracks are one of the most common ways cast iron plumbing fails.
- Stuttering Faucet – Have you noticed that your faucet it stuttering out water as opposed to a single continuous stream? This may mean that a clog is present and needs to be cleared.
- Rust – If you spot any blobs of rust forming on your pipes, usually on the underside, this is a telltale sign of pipe failure. Even if the pipe is not leaking, a small-to-large pinpoint glob of rust can indicate that your pipe’s interior has been breached and is on its way to becoming a total nightmare!
Today, many home and business owners who once had cast iron pipes are replacing them with modern plumbing fixtures. Over time, Mr. Rooter has helped hundreds of customers replace their cast iron pipes in Tampa and beyond! Whether you need a leak fixed, your system inspected, or cast iron pipes replaced, you can turn to the plumbing experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Tampa & St. Petersburg for help!