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5 Signs You Should Order a Faucet Replacement

5 Signs You Should Order a Faucet Replacement

  • bathroom remodeling
  • kitchen remodeling
faucet replacement in Pennsylvania by McHale's KBA

Kitchens and bathrooms are some of the most important rooms in most houses because they’re connected to plumbing. With the help of faucets, homeowners are capable of using clean water to cook, clean, and live comfortably. However, having water pumped to your home can become a problem if a faucet breaks. Knowing when it’s time to call for a faucet replacement can save you from dealing with water damage in your kitchen or bathroom. As one of Pennsylvania’s best kitchen and bathroom remodeling companies, we can tell you what to look for so you can keep your kitchen and bathroom dry.

Here are five signs that you should get a faucet replacement:

 

Old age

No faucet lasts forever, but treating them well can keep them working in their winter years. However, any faucet nearing the end of its life should be considered for replacement. Your faucet’s manual or manufacturer can give you a precise lifespan for your faucet. If you can’t get a solid date, most last an average of fifteen years.

 

Corrosion and rust

Rusty, corroded faucets are obvious candidates for replacement. Over an extended time, faucets can get worn and damaged by cleaning chemicals and hard water. This can often cause problems with the drinking water when the rust gets in the water. The only viable way to fix this problem is by replacing the whole faucet. Installing a water softener can help you alleviate this issue to a degree.

 

Leaks and mold

Compared to some of the other problems on this list, leaks may seem like a low-key problem for a faucet to have. However, leaks can cause you to use more water, raising your water bills. Also, leaky faucets help propagate mold and other fungi. Not only is mold capable of damaging your sink further, but its spores are known to have negative health effects.

 

Mineral build-up

Mineral build-ups are only a real problem for homeowners with hard water. The build-ups most often form inside and around the fixture. They’re capable of damaging your faucet and serious build-ups can ruin the entire faucet. Water softeners can help prevent these minerals from building up.

 

Plans for remodeling

At McHale’s KBA, we know that sometimes you just want to replace something for aesthetic reasons. When buying a house, many people consider the kitchen and bathrooms to be some of the most important rooms. This means that faucets are a common thing to replace when preparing a home for the market. A faucet replacement is great for increasing your home’s resale value or simply for redesigning your rooms.

 

Why go to McHale’s KBA for all of your kitchen and bathroom remodeling needs?

At McHale’s Kitchen and Bath, our goal for every job is for you to enjoy your investment. Almost 70 years of experience have taught us that remodeling is a process, not a product. While any contractor can sell you a product, we sell you a seamless remodeling project. Our professional workers will complete your dream remodeling without making your home look like a construction site. Call McHale’s Kitchen and Bath today to learn more about how we can help with your remodeling!

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