1. “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

  2. The Dreaded Slab Leak

    A horror is lurking beneath your Orange County home and you probably don't even know what is happening. In some places, the pipes to your home are buried directly under the foundation. These include pipes that carry water into your home, pipes that carry waste water out of your home, and pipes that carry natural gas into your home. If any of these lines were to rupture or otherwise become compromi…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Do You Have Aging Natural Gas Pipes?

    Natural gas is some amazing stuff. We generally take for granted that natural gas will come flowing out of a pipe and into our stove or water heater. The journey that natural gas takes is a long and winding road. The source could be one of a few different things. In places where the gas is close to the surface it actually will bubble out of the ground. Gas bubbling out of the pipes in your home is…Read More

  8. 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

  9. The Danger of Grease in Your Pipes

    It is a beautiful Orange County morning, the birds are chirping, the kids are still sleeping and you are cooking bacon. Ahhhh, bacon—that king of cured meats, the complete opposite of kale, the court jester of the pork world. It is well-known that bacon is unhealthy but that it tastes so good, almost too good. If you eat enough of it, the lovely nitrates, fat and sodium will clog up your arterie…Read More

  10. Remodeling? Time For a Repipe!

    When it comes to our homes we usually think of upgrades as cosmetic. The things like new siding, new windows or even a new addition. Remodeling can add value to your home and it is a common upgrade that people tend to do to their homes. The thing that does not cross most homeowners mind is the plumbing infrastructure. At California Repipe Specialist we know plumbing and what is involved with a rep…Read More