AMA Repipe Specialist

If your house has galvanized pipes, it is likely it is time to replace your plumbing. There are many different plumbing types to choose from. Different types of pipes provide different advantages and disadvantages. A Repipe Specialist can offer you extensive consultation on your current plumbing system and your best options for replacement. You should call a repipe specialist to ensure you receive a long-lasting, good and efficient plumbing system. Here are a few materials used in plumbing.

What does galvanized household plumbing look like?

Galvanized pipes are a type of older iron pipes which were installed more than 50 years ago. This pipe is heavy, strong and efficient, but eventually corrodes as time passes. Galvanized pipes usually have zinc coating and if you scratch the exterior should see a gray or silver.

What does copper household plumbing look like?

The same scratch test can be conducted for copper plumbing. A key thing to look for is the metallic brown, red color. You many have copper plumbing if you are experiencing discolored water.

What does plastic household plumbing look like? 

Plastic plumbing combines a variety of fittings designed to bring together the home’s piping, which is generally going to be white in color.