Posted by Vic on June 27, 2005 at 02:15:41:
Wish I could help you on this more Andrew.
I think what I would do, if you haven’t already, is pay for a good plumber to come take a look at what you have going on there.
I know that if you have to replace all or even part of the water lines, that it can get quite expensive, especially on a 8 unit.
I’m in process of replacing just the hot water lines on 3 br/2 ba single house, due to rust & it’s running me $2800, just for the hot water lines. That’s only going from water heater to various faucets too.
So, before I bought that I would definitely want to find out what I was getting into with that plumbing. Since it’s an old place, you might want to check the drain lines too to make sure it can accomodate washing machines (if there are any) & that you don’t have any cracks.
Major plumbing problems is the last thing you need on an 8-plex.
Good Luck & keep us posted.