How Long Does a House Repipe Take? An Expert's Guide

Repiping a house is a complex process that requires the expertise of a qualified professional. Depending on the size of your home, the process can take anywhere from two days to an entire week. A typical repipe is divided into three parts: refinishing, municipal inspection, and repairing holes in the drywall. In general, you can expect the entire process to take 3-5 days.

The refinishing part of the repipe will depend on the size of your home. Smaller homes can take as little as two days, while larger homes may take up to a week. Once you have received permission from the city to do the work, there will be a municipal inspection. This is followed by repairing all the holes in the drywall made to install the new plumbing in your home.

If your house is in constant need of plumbing work, has lead pipes, or will soon be undergoing a remodel, it's time to consider repiping your house. A qualified professional can tell you if your home needs a minor repair, a repair for a single section, or a complete repipe of your home. Your plumber will provide you with an overview of the refinishing process and which rooms will be affected. When it comes to repiping your house, it's important to work with an experienced professional who has the right equipment and expertise to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Be proactive and work with a refueling plumber to evaluate your home and determine when is the right time to perform a repipe.

With the right preparation and planning, you can ensure that your repipe is stress-free and completed in no time.

Ted Bell
Ted Bell

Ted is a nationally recognized home repiping expert. He's been repiping homes in San Diego since 1993 and has been a frequent Angi's Super Service Award winner.