When you buy a home, there are lots of inspections and things that go into making sure that the house is ready for you and your loved ones. Several of those inspections involve plumbing and related water services. In some cases, there could be issues with your plumbing systems, resulting in a need for main water line installation & replacement near Myersville.
Subject to city permit and approval, there are a few signs that you may need a new main water line. Those include:
- Puddles of standing water that doesn’t drain in your yard.
- High water bill without a use change.
- Cracks in the foundation of your basement floor or around your home.
- Sounds of rushing water when standing outside or in a quiet part of your home.
- Low water pressure throughout your home.
- Bubbling noises from the toilet or drains.
- Clanking pipes.
The main water line installation and replacement process require a shallow dig of up to one foot beneath the soil in your yard. Depending on the length of the line and any complications, replacement and new installation could take anywhere from one to three days. On average, your water line’s new installation or replacement costs between $2,000 to $5,000.
How Long Will a New Main Water Line Last?
There are three materials that your new main water line could be made from:
- Galvanized Steel
Brass has a 40 to 70 years lifespan, copper has a lifespan of up to 50 years, and galvanized steel could last for 20 to 50 years.
Give Us a Call for a Consultation at Your Home!
Need an inspection for a new home? Hearing or seeing problems with your water system in an old home? Brick Street Services can help with new main water line installation & replacement near Myersville and surrounding cities. Our experience and expertise are unmatched, so give us a call at (301) 453-8659 for more info!