Can Poly-B be Replaced?
Poly-B can certainly be replaced if it is currently installed in your home. The expert plumbers at Lone Star Plumbing and Heating can remove the poly-b pipes in your home and replace them with copper or pex piping. This can be a major and costly project but can protect you from substantial leaks and damage in the future. If you are experiencing ongoing leaks and problems with your poly-b piping it may be time to replace it.
The Cost of Replacing Poly-B
The cost of replacing poly-b piping will vary based on your home or business. Replacing poly-b routinely requires drywall removal and can be quite invasive. At Lone Star Plumbing and Heating we approach every poly-b replacement project ensuring we will have your home back to the condition it was before we began our work. Some of the factors that will affect the cost of a poly-b replacement project are labour, interior access, size of the home or business, number of bathrooms, material and the extent of drywall removal.
No matter the size of your home or business replacing poly-b is a substantial project that will be costly. The average price of poly-b replacement is usually between $5,000 and $15,000. Although this is a considerable investment it can save you spending even more when dealing with damages from a burst pipe. It also gives you the peace of mind in knowing an inevitable leaking or burst pipe is no longer on the horizon.
Can Poly-B Plumbing be Repaired?
Repairing poly-b piping can be tricky because the fittings for poly-b pipe are no longer made. However if you are experiencing a leak with your poly-b plumbing and do not want to undertake a full repipe there is ways to repair the failing sections. Poly-b can be transitioned to different types of piping such as copper or pex.
We Can Help
If you have any questions or concerns about poly-b piping in your home please do not hesitate to contact the experienced plumbers at Lone Star Plumbing and Heating. We are ready to help you handle any problems you may be encountering with your poly-b plumbing.