Galvanizing is a metallurgical process used over the past 150 years to coat steel or iron with zinc to inhibit corrosion. The life span of galvanized pipe used for water delivery is about 40 years. You can probably imagine that it was “the way to go” many years ago. Galvanized pipes have seen their day.
This is the era of copper. Copper Plumbing pipes are very durable. They will last for dozens of years. They are also weather resistant so you can use them outside of the house as well as the inside. Maybe best of all, they are corrosion resistant, and will not burn in case of fire.
To learn more about if, when, and how much it will take to modernize your castle with copper piping call Elgin’s repipe professionals Tom’s Plumbing Inc. Tom’s serves most of the Northwest Suburbs of Chicagoland with plumbing repair, replacement, and emergencies in general. This time call Tom’s Plumbing Inc. at (847) 697-6444.