3 posts / 0 new
Last post
50sranchgirl
Replacing old pipes

My husband and I have a large and long 1950's ranch. I am pretty sure the plumbing should be replaced :eek: but, I am afraid of the cost. The house is a ranch with a full basement. There is a kitchen, two full baths and a wet bar upstairs; a kitchen, laundry room, two full baths and a half bath downstairs. Does anyone have any clues as to what would be involved and a possible cost?

MLBSF
Re: Replacing old pipes

a good plumber could probably do most or all of it in a day, maybe two if he uses pex instead of copper. at a plumbers going rate in the northeast, i'd expect to pay about $800-$1,200 plus materials.

Jim Minnick
Re: Replacing old pipes

There is a company called ACE Duraflo that can reline your pipes copper or ganvanized without destroying your home, check out
aceduraflo.com or fixmypipes.com

TV Listings

Find TV listings for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.