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Does Insurance Cover Polybutylene Pipe Replacement?

Are you wondering if insurance covers polybutylene pipe replacement? It’s a common question, and the answer is that it depends on the insurance provider. In general, insurance companies do not provide coverage within homeowners insurance policies for polybutylene pipes. They are simply too much of a liability as they are easily damaged and will break down, burst, and damage the home.

In fact, many homeowners insurance policies have spent the last decade notifying clients that they must replace their pipes. Otherwise, their coverage will be terminated. At this point, if the pipes are not covered by a very costly rider or grandfathered clause, it is a safe bet there is no coverage for polybutylene pipes in your home.

Cost of Polybutylene Pipe Replacement

The cost of replacing polybutylene pipes or lead pipes can vary significantly from home to home. The cost can be as little as a few thousand dollars or as much as $20,000 for a large home with many bathrooms. It simply depends on the number of pipes in the home that need to be replaced, permit costs, and the difficulties involved in removing them from the home and replacing them with more reliable plumbing options.

Financing Options

Fortunately, you don’t have to pay for this all at once. At Dupree Plumbing, we offer affordable financing for our clients to help take the sting out of replacing polybutylene pipes. Our 12 month, no interest, no payment financing option through GreenSky allows you to replace your pipes and take care of the problem now rather than waiting for a leak later.

Professional Pipe Replacement in Marietta, GA

We encourage you to contact Dupree Plumbing at 770-428-2291 to learn more about the process of replacing polybutylene pipes in your home. We will answer your questions and tell you more about the steps that go into the procedure. We will also help you learn more about the financing options we recommend that make it possible for you to replace your pipes as soon as possible.