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Residential Water Main Upgrades

Updated: Feb 14, 2019


Upgrading a water service for your home is not as easy as it sounds. It is an extensive process that requires skill and knowledge to execute properly. There are many reasons why a person may want to upgrade their water line. The most common is to change from lead to copper or breaks.

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Your main water line has problems with it then it likely means that your entire home’s comfort and functionality is put in jeopardy. That’s why Empire offers total water pipe repair service in New York's 5 Boroughs . But because your water pipe is likely buried underneath your property, it makes it very difficult to detect when you’re having problems. Keep your eyes and ears alert for the following indicators that might mean you need main water line repair.

  • Loss of water pressure – In order to reach your home and travel up to your fixtures, faucets and appliances, the water coming into your home is pressurized. If you notice that you don’t have as much water pressure as you used to, it could be because you have a leak somewhere that is releasing the pressure.



  • Sounds of running water – When all your appliances, sprinklers and fixtures are turned off, do you still hear the sound of running water? This is often an indication that there is a leak somewhere in your home.


  • Water bill – Keep a close eye on your water bill and if you see that there are unexplained increases it might be time to call us!




  • Soggy ground – If there are soggy patches of ground around your property it’s a good bet that you have a water leak. However, this could also be caused by a broken sewer line as well.


Water color and odor – If your water suddenly develops a strange odor or color it might mean that your water line is rusted, filled with sediment or other deposits.



Here at Empire we take care of the job from start to finish.


Contact Empire Water Main & Sewer if you have any questions about a water services or any general questions regarding your water main or sewer needs 718-715-4862.

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