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    Turn Your Scrap Pipe into a Sculpture!

    If you are looking to turn your old copper pipes into an interesting project after a copper repipe in your home or business, consider creating a copper sculpture. Sure, you might not have welding tools and cutting tools for your old copper pipes, but there are a couple of projects I would highly recommend which only involve bending your old copper piping. Just remember, bent copper piping is liabl…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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    PEX Pipes or Copper?

    With innovations in the last few decades, and the unveiling of PEX pipes, plumbers are beginning to install PEX piping as often as copper piping.  This begs the question, do I use PEX or copper piping?  Let’s look at the pros and cons of copper and PEX pipes... Copper is Good Here are some of the pros of utilizing copper pipes.  Copper comes with notable durability, can be exposed to sun, and…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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    Untouched Slab Leaks Create Larger Damage

    Slab construction is very common in California, especially the southern part of the state, near Anaheim. Many homes don’t have basements, instead, they are built on a flat slab of concrete that sits on the surface of the ground. In order for the plumbing to go from the ground to the home, copper pipes are typically run through the slabs. When that copper pipe starts to leak, it creates a slab le…Read More

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    Tips for Finding a Slab Leak

    Water can do an incredible amount of damage over time. In nature, gigantic boulders split by the ice or eroded away by a constant drip. The same goes for your home and your foundation. Water leaks can erode your concrete foundation slab if left unchecked. Here are some ways you will know if you have a leak in your home that may be affecting your foundation, called a slab leak. Water Bill A higher…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