Plumbing Problems in New Houses Have you ever come across a brand new home, which has been beautifully staged or well painted or has perfectly mowed lawns? Were you impressed? Well, most of us are. What we don’t see are the internal problems that could most probably be related to plumbing. From old, rusty and leaky pipes to the poor drainage systems and many other unwelcome and costly surprises rather shocks might await you, if you don’t pay due attention to these issues before purchase of your house. So, wait before you get trapped by signing the papers. First of all, when you go to a place, test all of the valves and faucets. Make sure that the faucets are functional and the flow of water from them is appropriate. If very little amount of water flows out of them, then this is also a plumbing flaw, as it could be due to clogged valves which might need replacement or repair. The pipes could even be undersized or outdated. Getting all this replaced or repaired can be very costly for you
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