Water Line Installation in San Jose

Get Help Upgrading Your Water Lines in the Bay Area

New water lines are needed when an existing line is damaged or needs to be replaced. Crown Plumbing offers water line installation services in San Jose and the surrounding areas. Our licensed plumbers can help you choose the right materials for your new water line and install them properly to ensure a reliable supply of fresh, clean water to your home.

Why You Need a Professional Plumber for Water Line Installation

Installing a new water line is a big job, one that is best left to a professional plumber. While you can buy the materials and try to install the new line yourself, you are unlikely to get the results you want. A professional plumber can help you choose the right materials for your new water line and install it properly to ensure a reliable supply of fresh, clean water to your home.


Call Crown Plumbing at (408) 840-4389 to schedule a water line installation.


Types of Water Lines Available

When you need to install a new water line, you have a few options for the materials used. The most common type of water line is PVC or polyvinyl chloride. PVC is flexible, so it is easy to install, and it is resistant to corrosion, so it can last a long time. However, it can emit a strong chemical odor when it is first turned on, and it is not as durable as some other materials.

Other options for your new water line include:

  • Copper
  • Galvanized steel
  • PEX
  • Cast iron

The type of material you choose depends on your specific needs. Copper is extremely durable, but it is also more expensive than other options. Galvanized steel is affordable, but it can rust over time. PEX is resistant to corrosion, but it is not as durable as some other materials. Cast iron is very durable, but it is also very heavy and difficult to install.

Signs You Need Your Water Line Replaced

Is your water supply acting up? It might be time to consider replacing your water lines. Don't ignore the signs that indicate your water lines are due for an upgrade. Addressing this issue promptly can prevent more extensive damage and disruption to your daily life.

Here are key indicators that it's time to replace your water lines:

  • Discolored Water: If your tap water is consistently discolored, it could signal corroded or deteriorating pipes.
  • Low Water Pressure: Reduced water pressure can result from mineral buildup or narrowing pipes due to corrosion.
  • Frequent Leaks: Frequent leaks or bursts indicate that your water lines are weakened and at risk of further damage.
  • Rust or Corrosion: Visible rust or corrosion on your pipes is a clear sign of deterioration.
  • Age: If your water lines are over 50 years old, they may be nearing the end of their lifespan.
  • Strange Noises: Gurgling or banging noises in your pipes might indicate issues that warrant replacement.
  • Fluctuating Water Temperatures: Inconsistent water temperatures could be due to damaged water lines affecting heating or cooling.

If you're experiencing any of these signs, it's essential to consult with professionals like Crown Plumbing. Our experts can assess the condition of your water lines and recommend appropriate solutions to ensure a reliable and efficient water supply. Don't wait until a major issue arises; proactively replacing water lines can save you time, money, and unnecessary stress in the long run.


Call Crown Plumbing at (408) 840-4389 to schedule a water line installation in San Jose or the Bay Area.

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