1. Rotten Egg Smell? Time For A Gas Repipe!

    I once bought a dozen eggs and went on vacation. No, I did not take the eggs with me on vacation. The beaches of Panama were incredible and there were monkeys! Monkeys aside, the eggs in my failed natural gas refrigerator began to create an odor which smelled like natural gas. Now this situation was the perfect storm because my natural gas refrigerator had stopped working due to the age of gas pip…Read More

  2. The Big One!

    We live in a beautiful area, Orange County is the heart of California and we are fortunate to live here. There is a downside however, the threat of seismic activity is always upon us. Living next to the mighty San Andreas fault we are always under the umbrella of the impending “big one”. The debate has been raging for years about whether or not California will, someday, fall off into the ocean…Read More

  3. Drain Lines and Dishwashers

    Last time we talked about the possibility of having a slab leak and how much of a pain that can be. If you live in Orange County, you have the advantage of California’s Repipe Specialists. We are able to do whole home copper and PEX repipe installations. Our expertise does not end there however, we are Anaheim’s premiere slab leak and drain pipe replacement specialists. If you think that you h…Read More

  4. Leaky Slabs!

    It has been an emotional journey. The late nights worrying about if and when things were going to fall into place. That’s right, you just bought a home, and the anxiety-filled evenings are not over yet; in fact they are just beginning. There is always an element of the unknown when you buy a house. Unfortunately it is impossible to predict that a twenty-year-old pipe had a flaw when it was made …Read More

  5. Are Your Pipes Leaching?

    We have been talking about home inspections that you can do yourself and the indicators that point to issues with your pipes. We talked about the importance of keeping your water heater as clean as possible. This may mean a replacement at some point. We discussed the visible leaks in your pipes and how they can affect your water pressure. We talked about the tendency for pipes to build up deposits…Read More

  6. Summer Solstice

    Last time we talked a bit about the inspections that should be done in the spring. Well, summer just happened. Let that sink in for a minute. Spring has passed you by and before you know it, it is time to change the calendar. Today at approximately 3:34 the summer solstice…does something. It is not really clear what happens but the day is the longest of the year. It sounds good when you can tell…Read More

  7. Springtime In Your Basement

    Spring has come to Orange County and if you are like some of us, it is time to start finding all of the stuff that is wrong with your aging home. A good place to start is your basement. Now, the pipes in your basement are probably the original installation. That is, unless you have had a nightmarish, basement-flooding, pipe-bursting, emergency situation this winter. The thing is, those sort of pro…Read More

  8. Natural Gas and Aging

    A gas leak is a dangerous prospect for any homeowner. It is little things like a natural gas explosion that can keep a person awake at night. I say “little things” because we have all seen the after effects of a natural gas explosion on the news and it’s not pretty. So how can you enjoy that vacation to Mexico without worrying? Call your California Copper Repipe Specialists for a gas line in…Read More

  9. More On Reverse Osmosis

    Last time we discussed reverse osmosis water systems and the viability of installing a unit during a PEX repipe. I specifically mentioned a PEX repipe due to the fact that it is the best for a reverse osmosis system. Why, you ask, is PEX the best material for reverse osmosis purification systems? It seems that the water exiting this type of purification system is extremely corrosive to copper pipi…Read More

  10. Reverse Osmosis Water Systems

    Let’s explore for a moment, the new phenomenon of reverse osmosis water systems. During a PEX repipe it is an option to add filtration systems such as this. So, just what is a reverse osmosis water filtration system? Well, simply put it is just like any other filter system; water flows through a medium and flows out pure. In the case of reverse osmosis, the water is filtered and the contaminants…Read More