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Cost to Repipe a Florida Home's Plumbing System

Want to know how much it costs to repipe your Tampa home?

As your plumbing infrastructure ages, it might be time to consider repiping your home. Many factors can impact the final cost.

When estimating a whole-home repipe, the factors that most directly impact cost include: 

  1. Number of Plumbing Fixtures in Your Home
  2. Accessibility of Fixtures
  3. Type of Repiping Material
  4. Size of Your Home
  5. Plumber You Hire

Let's dive deeper into the factors that can change your costs and common pipe issues that could mean it's time to get a quote.

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Number of Plumbing Fixtures in Your Home

Why would you repipe your home? If you start having frequent plumbing problems, it might be time to invest in infrastructure.

The more water appliances you have in your home connected to your plumbing system, the more expensive it will be to repipe your home. Some examples of plumbing fixtures that might increase the cost include:

  • Sinks
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Bathtubs
  • Water Heaters
  • Washing Machines
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators

More fixtures in a home mean more feet of pipe that need replacing, increasing the labor time and cost to complete the repiping job. Every sink and tub has both an incoming water line and a secondary drain line. For example, if you have three bathrooms, expect your repiping job to take longer than if you only have one.

Accessibility of Fixtures

More accessible plumbing fixtures are easier to repipe.

The easier it is to get to your pipes, the faster the job goes. How long does repiping a home take? It depends on your home. If you have a plumbing fixture in an out-of-the-way location that's difficult to reach, it adds time to the job, and time is money. A crawlspace, attic, low-clearance basement, or bathroom without easy plumbing access can all mean extra hours to get to the pipes. Sometimes, plumbers may need to cut into drywall, adding to the material cost to finish the job.

Type of Repiping Material

No matter what type of pipe you're replacing, the cost is impacted by the material you choose for your new pipes. While we often recommend PEX pipes for homes in Tampa, it isn't always the best choice for lines that might receive sunlight exposure.

In general, the pipe material is one of the biggest line items for whole-home repiping. To get an idea of pricing, consider some of these common pipe material choices and their price tags.

  • PEX pipes = PEX pipes, a type of plastic piping, are our general recommendation since they are durable, inexpensive, and can be used in most plumbing installations.
  • CPVC pipes = CPVC pipes might be the best choice for some hot water lines since they can withstand very high temperatures. However, you lose some of the durability and flexibility you get with PEX piping.
  • Copper pipes = The gold standard in plumbing is still copper piping in most areas. However, we rarely recommend it due to its potential for pinhole leaks, which is common with Tampa's hard water. In addition, it's the most expensive option and may leach too much copper into drinking water as it ages.

If you have questions about the different options and what you should choose for your home's pipes, talk to one of our experienced plumbers and get a recommendation backed by expertise and local knowledge.

Size of Your Home

Bigger homes will require more piping materials.

A Tampa home with high square footage needs more piping, increasing the costs of a whole-home repiping project. For example, a single-story home with several bathrooms will have a more affordable repiping installation than a larger, two-story home. Yes, this includes if the larger home has fewer bathrooms. Big homes need enough piping material to run from fixture to fixture.

Multiple stories mean your plumber must navigate through walls and other construction details. Anything that adds pipe length and time adds to the cost.

Plumber You Hire

Red Cap Plumbing & Air thoroughly trains our plumbers on whole-home repiping.

Every industry has discount service providers that cut corners and give you the lowest price. But your plumbing is probably not the place to try and save a few pennies. After all, substandard plumbing work often means expensive repairs down the road.

Want exceptional plumbing work at a fair price? Look for a plumbing contractor that:

  • Is licensed and insured to work in your area.
  • Has an excellent reputation online and volunteers customer references.
  • Writes contracts before starting work that include a total price and scope of work explanation.
  • Includes the cost of permits in the quote.

Want a Free and Fair Estimate for Repiping in Tampa?

Contact Red Cap Plumbing & Air to schedule a reliable whole-home repiping.

Contact Red Cap Plumbing & Air for a whole-home repiping estimate and to get answers to any questions you might have. Is repiping worth it for your home? Is it possible to repipe a home without digging? We'll help you learn more about the process and typical costs.

Plus, we always guarantee on-time service, so you're never left waiting for our plumbers to arrive. If we aren't there when scheduled, you get a $100 credit towards the next job we do for you.

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