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Discolored Water: Causes, Fixes & Prevention

Discolored Water: Causes, Fixes & Prevention

undefinedA large number of people complain about discolored water running out of their home tap. They turn on the water faucet and brown, orange, or yellow discolored water flows into the sink. Often, the water starts to clear after running for a few minutes. In other circumstances, the water does not clear and remains discolored, in this case it is important to call a professional plumber.

What Are The Causes

There are several reasons that the water in the faucet is discolored. However, the three top reasons are the real culprits behind the situation. Often, the top two reasons are the plumbing that goes into the home. The pipes are old and rusty. The sediment forms in the pipes and flows into the pipelines and eventually the faucet. Certainly, the city's main water lines running in the house are also another reason. Those pipes also get old and collect rust that seeps into the pipelines running into the house. In addition, rust builds up in the home's water heater system. This rust deposits, minerals in the water that are brown or copper colored.

How to Fix Discolored Water
Certainly, it is important to determine the true cause of the water discoloration. Water that is clear and turns color after a minute is an indication that the problem is in the main pipes leading to the home. Those pipes require replacement. Water that is colored and clears after a minute, is indication that the pipes in the home might require replacement. Contact a plumbing service for professional help to solve the problem.

How to Prevent Discolored Water

A lot of home owner's like to take the DIY approach to solving the discolored water problem. They try to stop problems before they start by using a number of home solutions. However, the main reason that water flowing into the home is discolored is because of aging pipes. Therefore, it is a good idea to make sure that older pipes in the home are replaced. It is important to address the problem early on. Contact a professional plumber to investigate the discolored water problem and offer a few options.

Bring in a plumber into your Temecula home to look over your plumbing system and make the necessary corrections. Call 24-7 Plumbing and Drain at (951) 338-9844 today! 

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