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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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

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    Get In Some Hot Water With a Comfort System

      Technology and water are words that, when put together, do not usually mean good things. Those words usually reference a cell phone that has taken a dip in the toilet. Oh boy, get out the bag of rice! But at California Repipe Experts, we think of technology as much more than our cutting edge PEX repiping services. Think hot water, on demand. That’s right, the convenience of hot water on d…Read More

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    What’s the Average Lifespan of a Pipe?

    The lifespan for certain plumbing pipes varies depending on its material composition. It’s useful to know the lifespan of your piping, as you can prevent costly pipe failures by having your home or building repiped. If you’re concerned about the age of your pipes, check out Repipe Specialist’s list of pipe “expiration dates” here… PEX Pipes (Supply Line) Although PEX piping is relative…Read More

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    Fixing Pinhole Leaks in Copper Piping

    Pinhole leaks happen in copper pipes and though the name says they’re small, they can still cause damage to your property. These little leaks can cause water to seep into drywall or insulation and cause mold and water damage if the water doesn’t dry out. This has the potential to cause health problems for those residing in the home. Pinhole leaks can be difficult to know if your house has them…Read More