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Hi, appreciate your sharing. Propose to have a contractor to check before you place any offer for the unit.
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In Singapore, there's **no mandatory requirement** to change the water pipes in a 20-year-old resale condo unit **solely based on age**. However, several factors influence whether it's advisable to replace them in your situation:

**Considerations for Replacing Pipes:**

* **Material of Existing Pipes:**
* **Metal Pipes:** If the existing pipes are **galvanized metal**, they are **more prone to corrosion** over time. Replacing them with **PEX (cross-linked polyethylene)** or **copper pipes** can be a wise long-term investment to avoid leaks and potential water damage.
* **Plastic Pipes:** If the existing pipes are already **PEX or another approved plastic material**, they might have a **longer lifespan** depending on the quality.

* **Condition of Existing Pipes:**
* **Visible Signs of Wear:** Look for any **leaks, rust, or bulging** in exposed sections of the pipes. These are signs of potential problems and warrant further inspection or replacement.
* **Water Pressure Issues:** If you experience **low water pressure** throughout the unit, it could indicate **clogged or narrowed pipes** due to corrosion or mineral buildup. Replacement could improve water flow.

* **Future Plans:**
* **Major Renovation:** Even if not planning major renovations now, consider if you might **undergo significant remodeling** in the future. Replacing pipes during a bigger renovation is often easier and more cost-effective than doing it as a separate project.

**Since you don't plan major renovations, here's a balanced approach:**

1. **Inspection:** Get a **licensed plumber** to inspect the exposed sections of the existing pipes. They can assess the material, **look for signs of deterioration**, and advise on the necessity of replacement.
2. **Water Pressure Test:** The plumber can also perform a **water pressure test** to check for any blockages affecting water flow.
3. **Consider Potential Risks:** Weigh the **potential cost of future leaks or repairs** due to aging pipes against the **immediate cost of replacement**.

**In conclusion, there's no one-size-fits-all answer.** A qualified plumber's inspection and an assessment of your future plans will help you decide if replacing the pipes in your specific case is a wise precaution or unnecessary at this stage.

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It is not necessary to change, but for peace of mind, it is best to engage a trustworthy contractor to check on the existing conditions before making a decision.

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