Leaky faucets and old pipes that drip constantly can be more impactful than you might realize. According to statistics from WaterSense, a partner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 10% of American homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons of water every day. On top of that, leaks in the average home can waste 10,000 gallons a year, which is enough to do around 270 loads of laundry. Not only is that bad for the environment, but leaks can also cost homeowners money by causing water bills to rise at the end of every month. So when serious leaks are found and simple repairs won’t cut it, replacing water lines and pipes is a must for many homeowners.
For the most part, getting that done means just calling a plumber. But there is plenty of work that goes into the construction of new pipes before they are e