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Rare Plumbing - Including Plumbing For Old Homes

 Do you have an RPZ that needs testing and certification? Is your lead drain line starting to leak? Do you have a boiler heating system that isn’t heating very well? Does your toilet tank hang on the wall? No matter what plumbing issue is ailing you, we can help. Old house plumbing, newer house plumbing… we’ve got you covered.

We understand the challenges of maintaining plumbing systems in older homes and our experienced plumbers are equipped with the knowledge and tools to provide you with exceptional service.

A Note About Pipes

The plumbing materials used in homes vary depending on their construction year. Modern systems typically feature brass, copper, or PVC pipes, whereas older buildings may have used cast iron, lead, or galvanized steel. Brass, cast iron, and galvanized steel have a lifespan of 80 to 100 years, while copper lasts for 70 to 80 years. PVC piping, on the other hand, has a shorter lifespan of 24 to 50 years.

Old home plumbing

Have an Old Home or Unique Plumbing Needs? Here's How We Can Help:

RPZ Testing & Certification

Older homes may have outdated backflow prevention devices that do not meet modern standards. RPZ stands for Reduced Pressure Zone, which is a type of backflow prevention device. Our RPZ testing and certification services ensure that your backflow prevention device is working correctly and meets the latest safety regulations.

Leaky Lead Drain Lines

Lead drain lines were commonly used in older homes, and over time, they can develop leaks, causing water damage and potential health risks. Our plumbers are skilled in detecting and repairing leaky lead drain lines to ensure your plumbing system is safe and efficient.

Boiler Heating System Repair

Many older homes use boiler heating systems, which require regular maintenance and repairs to ensure they are working efficiently. Our team of experienced plumbers is equipped to handle boiler heating system repairs, from minor issues to major overhauls.

Older/Unique Fixtures

Older homes may have unique plumbing fixtures, such as wall-hung toilets. Our team is experienced in repairing and replacing these types of toilets, ensuring they are safe and functional.

Repiping Services

Our repiping service for old homes provides a complete and lasting solution to outdated, corroded or damaged pipes. Our skilled plumbers use high-quality materials and advanced techniques to replace your old pipes, ensuring the safety and efficiency of your plumbing system for years to come.

At Gray Duck Plumbing, we understand that old or unique homes require specialized plumbing services and expertise. That’s why we offer a wide range of services that cater specifically to the needs of these properties. Whether you need RPZ testing and certification, leaky lead drain line repairs, boiler heating system repairs, or toilet replacements, our team of skilled plumbers is here to help.

Have a Unique Plumbing Situation? We're Here For You!

Whether you need our onsite plumbing services, or want to utilize our virtual plumbing services to help with your next project, we’re always here for you, ready to help!

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