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. Repipe to Cure Zombie Pipes

    The fall is upon us, no, not the season, but the fall of society as we know it. Soon, there will be a massive earthquake and zombies will come pouring out of the crack in the earth. Hold on… No, this is not the next action film starring The Rock, but one of the many apocalyptic conspiracy theories that are thrown around all the time. At California Repipe Specialist, we don't really buy the earth…Read More

  3. Reality Vs. Reality TV

    You know those home improvement shows with the really attractive people that flip homes and appear to do the work themselves? They tear apart the homes to the bare walls and thirty minutes later — a brand new home! This has sparked a trend of ordinary guys and gals buying homes and tearing into them, only to find out that it costs a massive amount of money to get the homes to look like they do o…Read More

  4. “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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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