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How To Deal With Rusty Water Pipes

Rusty water pipes decrease the quality and confidence of the safety of the water that you use every day. Water is one of the basic needs for humans, and our food and beverages contain varying amounts of water. All these activities: bathing, cooking, washing dishes, laundry, are part of everyday life, making unsafe water due to rusty and corroded water pipes both an inconvenience and physically dangerous. When your first notice any issues with your water system, that’s the time you should consider water pipe repair.

There are several ways clean or purify rusty water, but why should you endure any inconvenience at all?

A blog from Benjamin Franklin talks about DIY procedures in dealing with these troublesome rusty water pipes. One of the examples from this blog is “removing rust stains from sinks, tubs, and toilets.” This very example will show you what are the possible things that you can do when you desired to fix your rusty water pipe by yourself.

Fixing Your Own Rusty Water Pipe

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The following article has some very informative do-it-yourself procedures as well as good advice on when you should definitely call in a professional plumbing contractor. Here at Henco Plumbing Services, LLC, we deal with the full range of plumbing problems. One situation we know for certain requires a plumbing pro and that is continuing dirty or rusty water coming from your faucets. This is always a sign of corrosion, leakage, or main water line breakage.

However, doing plumbing pipe repairs your own simply may not work, because the underlying problem may well be underground, where you cannot locate the specific cause for your dirty water. Before you attempt any main water line repair, we recommend that you call a licensed plumbing contractor, like Henco Plumbing Services, at 360-773-8039, to set up an appointment for a thorough inspection of your water system. We have years of experience, so we know how to inspect your water line to find the problem before starting any work project.

What You Need To Know About Rusty Water Pipes

This article from Village Plumbing has information about the risks of living with rusty water pipes, how to repair them, and why you should seek professional service from a plumbing company rather than attempting repairs yourself.

All About Rusty Pipes

If you’re a responsible homeowner, then you know how important it is to maintain the health of your home’s plumbing system. Unfortunately, if you live in an older home, there is one big plumbing threat that may be developing behind the scenes: rusty pipes. Older homes typically have metal plumbing made from either cast iron or galvanized steel, both of which are extremely vulnerable.

When your pipes experience rusting, it can put your entire plumbing system at risk, and can lead to very expensive repairs or replacement costs. Learn about the risks of rusty pipes, how they can be repaired, and why you need to work with a professional plumbing service.


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Knowing all these health risks about water pipes, you surely would not want to ignore the rusty water pipes providing water in your own home.

What would come off if you just ignore your deteriorating pipeline? Have you ever seen a brown water running down your faucet? Well, it’s hard to imagine having those at home, however. But, that most likely will be the result of an ignored deteriorating water pipeline. Is having a brown water safe? Definitely not.

Here’s a guide from FlowHawks detailing what you need to know about brown waters caused by deteriorating water pipelines.

Brown Water in Your Pipes: What You Need to Know about Deteriorating Pipes

Access to water in the U.S. couldn’t be easier, you wake up, make coffee, jump in the shower, brush your teeth, and turn on the dishwater on your way out the door. The EPA estimates that “the average American family uses more than 300 gallons of water per day at home”, and that “roughly 70 percent of this use occurs indoors.” So when you’re greeted with brown water coming from your faucets first thing in the morning, it’s a cause for some concern.

Sometimes brown water in your home’s water supply can be linked to:

  • Burst water mains in your municipal system
  • Water main repairs in your municipal system
  • Extensive use of water by the fire department…

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Knowing that water is unsafe can be incredibly irritating and true disruption to your everyday life. Remember – that brown rusty or dirty water is not only unsafe, it is an issue that calls for immediate repairs when you first notice the situation.

Your family’s health is the number one priority when eating food and drinking water. Henco Plumbing Services can provide you with fast, safe, and thorough solutions for rusty and dirty water. Whether your home requires water pipe repair or water pipe replacement, we can fix the problem for you. Call us at 360-773-8039 to schedule an appointment. We can usually schedule a time to meet with you the same day you call. We will examine your situation, make recommendations, and provide you with an accurate estimate of services before we start any project for you. We are licensed, insured, and we provide you with a 100% plumbing parts guarantee.

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