» PEX (Cross-Linked Polyethylene)
These types of pipes are engineered from a durable, flexible, high-density plastic that has quickly become a favorite for whole-house repiping. This is because PEX plumbing systems require fewer fittings and less labor to install, making them more affordable for households and businesses on a budget. It’s important to keep in mind that quality varies widely with PEX pipes..
That’s why Gallegos Plumbing only uses the Uponor PEX system–the highest quality PEX product on the market in terms of quality, safety and reliability. Uponor PEX products aren’t manufactured with any torches, glues, chemicals, or solvents and can be installed without using a single lead component. This means you get a high-quality, cost-effective PEX repipe that is guaranteed for life while ensuring a 100% pristine water supply.
» Original Copper Pipes
If your home or building is experiencing low water pressure, frequent leaks, or rusty/poor tasting water, it may be time to replace the pipes in your entire plumbing system with copper ones. If your home was built more than fifteen years ago, you are likely to have corroded galvanized pipes, which will only continue to deteriorate and cause low pressure or leaks.
Gallegos Plumbing offers high-quality copper pipe replacements on any whole-house repiping projects. These copper pipes are installed by our highly-trained plumbing professionals who have years of repiping experience to ensure your new water system runs at peak performance for long-term use. For decades, copper has remained the preferred material for plumbing systems. To ensure the utmost in quality, Gallegos Plumbing only uses American-made copper pipes that are manufactured according to the highest in precision and standards.
Repiping FAQ Answered For You
Whole-house repiping is a major endeavor for any home or building. The Gallegos Plumbing team understands that any Ventura County property owner will encounter questions at any stage of the repiping process. From the get-go, we strive to be transparent with our valued clients. Here are some of the most common questions we receive related to large-scope pipe replacement.
» Why is my water leaving brown stains in my sinks and tubs?
When this happens, it is highly probable that you have galvanized pipes. As galvanized steel ages and erodes, its zinc linings can contaminate your water supply–requiring immediate attention and replacement to ensure safety.
» How do I know if I need whole-house repiping services?
At Gallegos Plumbing system, our plumbing professionals use a three-camera set-up to inspect your entire plumbing system–from supply pipes to drainage systems. We search your pipes and sewer lines for signs of weakness, extreme wear and tear, and erosion.
» What can I expect during a whole-house repiping project?
Our plumbing professionals set out to remove your old, faulty pipes, while taking special precautions to protect your home from any unnecessary demolition. Next, Gallegos Plumbing will install your new and improved pipes as quickly as possible, avoiding any major disruptions to everyday living and routines. Afterwards, our plumbing technicians perform a final inspection to ensure precision and quality of work.
» What is the average cost of whole-house repiping?
The overall cost of a whole-house repiping project mainly depends on the size of your home or building and the complexity of the issues your plumbing system is facing. At Gallegos Plumbing, we always aim for the most cost-effective plumbing solutions for property owners and also offer refinancing options to meet all of our clients’ needs.
» How long does whole-house repiping typically take?
Depending on the size of your home or building along with the type of pipes already installed, whole-house repiping can take anywhere between 2 to 7 days to complete. For most residential plumbing in Ventura County, our technicians can complete these jobs in 1 to 2 days for your convenience.
» Does whole-house repiping add value to your property?
Since brand new pipes are leak-proof and tend to have a higher resistance to natural elements and temperature changes, they are definitely a worthwhile investment and asset to your property, increasing its value. That’s why Gallegos Plumbing offers special rates for all of our local Realtors!
Do you have any additional questions about our whole-house repiping services? For any inquiries or to schedule a detailed inspection with one of our plumbing technicians, contact us directly by calling 805.750.1830.