1. “Classic” Plumbing

    A crowning moment in every person's life is when they buy a home. It doesn't have to be a new home or a huge piece of land, it just has to be a home that you are passionate about. In Orange County we are fortunate to have a large number of homes that were built in the mid-20th century. These homes are situated in neighborhoods with aging utility infrastructure and tons of character. These homes ar…Read More

  2. The Dreaded Slab Leak

    A horror is lurking beneath your Orange County home and you probably don't even know what is happening. In some places, the pipes to your home are buried directly under the foundation. These include pipes that carry water into your home, pipes that carry waste water out of your home, and pipes that carry natural gas into your home. If any of these lines were to rupture or otherwise become compromi…Read More

  3. The Drain

    When you are looking for a home, the last thing you will want to worry about is dealing with faulty pipes. That, of course, should go unsaid, but is not always the case. When you buy an older home, the piping infrastructure has been redone at some point. This includes gas and water pipes, which are many times the source of leaks. The piping that is generally neglected or not replaced because of th…Read More

  4. Adding Plumbing Upgrades During a Repipe

    Last time we talked about the potential benefits of repiping your home for sale. But what if you don't want to sell your home and are more interested in fixing it up? Many people do not realize exactly how bad their piping infrastructure actually is, particularly if your home is more than 30 years old. Regardless of what your pipes look like on the outside it may be a whole different story when lo…Read More

  5. Repiping Your Home For Sale

    The housing market in Orange County is on the verge of what many would call insane. The price goes up every time you take a step closer to the Pacific and a few months ago the Orange County Register declared that a new all time high of $675,000. It is enough to make a person pack up and move. Given that there is no relief in sight, it is best to hang on to the home you have and hope for the best. …Read More

  6. The Health of Your Septic System Begins in the Drains

    In Anaheim, having a home with a septic system can be a real drag, particularly if your pipes are in disrepair. If that is the case, it is critical that you contact the repipe experts at California Repipe Specialist. Shoddy pipes can cause all sorts of problems in your home. Issues like leaks, low water pressure and slow drains can be a nightmare down the road, as most often, the problems seem to …Read More

  7. Natural Gas In Our World

    At California Repipe Specialist,  we have a recurring theme, and that theme is pipes. Today, if you Google the word “pipes” you will get all sorts results, most not having anything to do with water or gas. No, the sort of pipes that will pop up, are of the, *ahem*, recreational variety. Those kinds of pipes have been around a long time but surprisingly, so have natural gas pipes. We tend to t…Read More

  8. Got Lead? Time for a Copper Repipe!

    The news these days is full of stories of compromised water sources. It seems that all over the country, a new water related red flag is popping up somewhere. The implications that the quality of the water being provided by the municipalities of this country are substandard, is almost a daily occurrence. How much stock should you put into media reports that water contamination is rampant? Well, we…Read More

  9. Water Wise (Part 2)

    Last time we discussed exactly how easy it is to save water. We covered the basics of changing your fixtures, utilizing creative yard solutions like special fertilizers and xeriscaping. Putting plastic bottles in the toilet and checking for leaks. All super simple things you can do to reduce water usage. We also discussed looking for leaks and how much that can affect your water bill. If you do ha…Read More

  10. Keep drains clog free by replacing old pipes

    Water Wise

    The water comes out of the faucet, cold, clear and refreshing. This is a miracle that we take for granted, an unlimited supply of clean, fresh drinking water. The copper repipe experts at California Repipe Specialist is proud to be a part of the miracle of clean drinking water. We provide repiping services that allow aging plumbing systems to be completely refurbished. You may think that a whole h…Read More