How to fix brown or rust-colored water in my home?

To eliminate brown water, you have to first determine the root cause. If only your water heater produces brown water, then the most likely suspect is a damaged anode rods or malfunctioning water heater. The fix for this is to replace the water heater. Keep in mind that the hot water lines are typically the first to corrode, which makes it difficult to determine if it is a water heater problem or a piping problem. Houston Home Pros repiping professionals will evaluate your Houston, TX area home at no charge.

If both the cold and hot water systems in your house are producing brown water, then it is a more serious problem. The source of the rusty colored water is in the water system supply pipes. Galvanized pipes are the leading offenders if you have been getting brown water from your taps. So, the best way to manage this problem is to replace these pipes with PEX or copper pipes. This process is referred to as a repipe. A whole house repipe may be the only logical remedy. Houston Home Pros repipe specialist will evaluate your home and determine if a repipe is necessary and provide a free estimate for the work required.

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