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    The History & Process Behind PEX Pipes

    PEX piping is a new advent in the world of plumbing. As a matter of fact, PEX was developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In this article, we’re going to talk about the history of PEX piping, and the manufacturing process behind this phenomenal product. In the late 1950s, scientists developed a polyethylene structure with strong connections between individual polymer chains. These chains mu…Read More

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    A Brief History & Facts About Natural Gas

    Gas leaks are a dangerous event.  Gas is explosive and toxic.  Natural Gas, although odorless in its raw form, is given a dose of t-butyl mercaptan - a skunky eggy smell - in order to warn us of unseen hazards. It’s facts like this that are important to understanding a dangerous tool like natural gas.  So let’s take a further look at the facts and history behind natural gas. It's Completely…Read More

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    The Many Reasons Your Home May Need a Copper Repipe

    In Southern California, like the Anaheim area, there are many reasons a home would need a copper repipe. Here are a few you may watch out for. Copper piping, when installed correctly and without exposure to corrosive elements will last up to 50 years. At 30 years, about the same time you’re getting a new garage door or roof, it’s recommended you have your home’s plumbing inspected to ensure …Read More

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    Indoor Radiant Heating Existed Long Ago and Has Since Been Perfected

    Radiant heating has been around since the inception of indoor heating. Around 1000 B.C., sometimes multiple hearths were used to heat the home. The idea was used that the closer to the fire the warmer the temperature, so if there were two hearths, it would warm the space (and the floor) more quickly. In addition, around this same time, there is evidence in Korea for a type of baked floors, showing…Read More

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    How to Know your House Needs a Repipe

    Repiping a house can be costly, but there are some good reasons to do it. If you own a home with old, dilapidated plumbing it can cause much more damage than anticipated, so having the repipe done will help save money in the long run. It will also raise the resale value of the home. A buyer will see the new pipes and be thankful that someone else took the time to handle the costly upgrade. The hou…Read More

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    Nailing down a Cause for Pinhole Leaks in Copper Piping

    Pinhole leaks in copper piping can wreak havoc on a house or building if they’re not caught and fixed. Tiny dripping leaks can become bigger breaks in the pipe resulting in gushing water. This in turn can cause water damage behind walls and in crawl spaces. It can also breed mold and mildew which would create health problems. If not handled properly or in a timely manner, it can lead to a raise …Read More

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    Copper Pipes Can Develop Leaks, Know How to Find Them

    Copper pipes have been commonly used as water lines within residential construction since the early 1970s. While they are reliable pipes and have a long life, they can develop leaks. The most common leak in a copper pipe is a pinhole leak. As a homeowner, you may be concerned if you find evidence of water leaks or damage. If you have older copper pipes, you’ll want to be aware of what to look fo…Read More

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    When Is the Best Time to Repipe Drains?

    A drainage system is what takes the used, dirty water from your house to a disposal area outside the home. It consists of two parts: the drain pipes inside the house and the building sewer which is outside. Many people think that the most important piping in the home are the pipes that bring you water, and for this reason, drains are very often overlooked. We are here to bring you a new outlook on…Read More

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    The Advantages Of Copper Repiping In Orange County

    If you've recently noticed low water pressure, discolored water, or leaky pipes, it's time to call the California Repipe Specialists today. These common issues are symptoms of galvanized piping and can turn into larger issues if the pipes are left to rust and corrode. As a family owned and operated business, California Repipe Specialists have been in the industry for nearly two decades offering cu…Read More

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    The Benefits of PEX Plumbing

    Arguably one of the best recent innovations in plumbing, PEX piping is made from high density polyethylene and designed to be highly flexible and affordable. Due to its qualities, it may be better for your home than its metal counterparts like copper piping. There are benefits to all different kinds of piping, which is why we make sure to evaluate which would be best for each unique home, and in d…Read More