1. Repipe Now, Avoid Problems Later

    Spring is the best time to buy a home, specifically April and May depending on where you are looking in Orange County. Home buying time generally comes with a lot of stress, particularly if you are looking to sell a home and buy a new one. Your old home may have some issues that have been overlooked for years and that is generally OK. But when it comes to your pipes, that is not something to let d…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Discussing PEX Repiping Solutions

    Newer homes are creeping into neighborhoods everywhere with all sorts of new features. The rise of synthetic materials for water pipes is taking over new home building. It makes perfect sense when the advantages and disadvantages are laid out. Just because PEX synthetic pipe is being installed into newer homes does not mean that those with older homes cannot reap the benefits of installing PEX pip…Read More

  4. Hydronic Heating and PEX

    It is an exciting time to be in the plumbing industry. California Repipe Specialist is at the forefront of the industry and we’re California’s top rated plumbing and repipe specialists. We perform whole-home repiping for gas lines, water plumbing and drain pipes. We are a family-owned company and believe in treating our customers with the utmost respect and care. When you elect to utilize our …Read More

  5. Lead In The Pipes

    We have talked about the effect that dirty gas lines can have on your appliances. The same goes for your water lines. Aging water lines are the culprit of many of the issues that Americans have with their water. The past usage of lead in piping homes and municipalities has become a big deal. We have all seen the issues that arise when lead levels are deemed to be unacceptable. Think of Flint Michi…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

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    Commercial Piping Systems (And The Abuse They Take)

      We have talked a lot about residential plumbing and some of the issues encountered, but what about a large commercial building? Now I am not talking about an airplane hangar or a building on that scale but what about a modestly sized car lot with a small shop in the back? A business is just as important to monitor for plumbing issues as your home. PEX repiping is a cost effective option for…Read More