When to Replace Your Plumbing Fixtures

There comes a time where your plumbing fixtures need to be replaced. Today on the blog, our Sacramento Plumbers go over a few tell-tale signs that indicate when to replace your plumbing fixtures.  Call Gilmore Heating, Air and Plumbing for plumbing fixture installation today! 

When is Time to Replace My Plumbing Fixtures? 

when to replace plumbing fixtures

If you have a plumbing fixture that needs some love, we are here to help. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell if you need a plumbing fixture repaired or replaced. The only way to know what to do is to have a Plumbing Contractor Sacramento assess your situation and advise you on the best course of action. Plumbing fixtures are typically interchangeable devices that are linked to an existing plumbing system to distribute and drain water. Bathtubs, trench drains, sinks, showers, taps, toilets, and terminal valves for ice makers, dishwashers, and humidifiers are examples of common plumbing fixtures. The following are the indicators that tell when to replace your plumbing fixtures. 

Cracked Porcelain

With good maintenance, toilets normally last forever, and you don’t really need to replace. Oftentimes, they are replaced for an esthetic or decorative purpose. However, if you have leakage, our Sacramento Plumbing Company can replace the wax ring seal near the floor without having to replace the entire unit. However, if the porcelain cracks, there is nothing you can do. In this instance, your toilet is fully ruined, and you must replace it immediately. Contact Gilmore for Toilet repair services Sacramento.

Leaky Faucets

While most leaking faucets can be easily repaired by changing one of their internal components, most Sacramento plumbers and homeowners choose replacement due to the inexpensive cost of a new faucet. You can also replace your faucet for purely aesthetic reasons. Although a tarnished or nicked faucet will continue to function properly, it does not look appealing and most people choose to replace such fixtures. Contact Gilmore today for faucet leak repair Sacramento

Toilet Upgrade 

As water prices rise, changing a standard toilet to a dual flush toilet becomes an interesting option. Although your toilet continues to function normally, you should be aware that there are more efficient alternatives on the market in terms of water use. Sometimes, such as when remodeling, upgrading is required merely for esthetic reasons. Of course, replacing your plumbing fixtures while remodeling includes sinks, bidets, showers, and bathtubs.

Broken Shower Hoses

The shower hose is one of the plumbing fittings that is most prone to wear and strain. Our Sacramento plumbers explain that this is one of the most common plumbing fixtures that work with in customer’s homes. Everyone keeps it in one place. Many people drag it up and down numerous times a day, putting the shower hose at risk of rupturing or breaking. In such circumstances, you must replace it entirely with a new one. Often, this requires replacing the complete shower system, with the exception of the wall-mounted components.

Plumbing Services in Sacramento 

Do you need someone to replace a leaking fixture or install a new one? Contact Gilmore Heating, Air and Plumbing today.