The North Fork and East End of Long Island contain a variety of residences. In a few square miles, you’ll find homes built in the last few years near homes that are 100 years old or more.
Burt’s Reliable has been serving the families of this region for over a century. In addition to heating oil delivery and HVAC service, we offer a range of plumbing services. That means we handle our share of cracked pipes, leaking fixtures and kitchen and bath installations. Sometimes, our licensed plumbers need to tackle a plumbing upgrade where they replace old pipes.
If you have an older home, you may occasionally see an exposed pipe that looks past its prime and wonder if it needs replacing. Let us provide some guidance on when old pipes need to retire.
As with a home appliance, the shingles on your roof or any other part of your home that you rely on, a pipe should be replaced if it’s causing regular trouble. This would include:
You should also consider the age of your plumbing when deciding if pipes require replacement.
Pipes can last anywhere from 30 years to a century. That’s a pretty big window, we know. Consider these guidelines:
We’re entering the colder months in Suffolk County, and many families are leaving their summer homes. You don’t want to return to find a burst pipe or another plumbing emergency. The friendly experts at Burt’s can winterize your vacation home, ensuring you have sufficient fuel for the winter and safeguarding your plumbing — no matter how freezing it gets. We’ll treat your home with respect and care.
Connect with us today to discuss how we can help keep your home’s plumbing in top condition.