Copper Repiping Orange County
What does copper repiping involve?
If your home has been built more than 25 years ago, there is a good chance that the water pipes in your plumbing system are made of galvanized material. It’s been shown that these pipes will corrode over time and will need a copper repipe to prevent further damage, wear and irreversible pipe corrosion. Corroded pipes in a home may sharply reduce water quality and might even cause health concerns. Copper repiping is the removal or bypassing of existing pipes, replaced by new, clean copper pipes. Copper pipes used are made from the best grade available and has a lifetime guarantee. The costs of copper repiping on your home size and plumbing layout. Most people are surprised to learn that the cost of a full copper repipe with Repipe Specialists is half of what a local plumber will cost.
What are the problems that I should look for?
If you experience water pressure that is lower than it used to be, discolored water with a metallic taste, a slab leak starts or you find leaks or pipe corrosion, it may be time to repipe your plumbing with new copper pipes. Thesse important clues and symptoms can be early indicators of serious pipe corrosion. This may also lead to leaks in your house, which has been known to cause mold or mildew deep in the walls.
How long does a a copper repipe take?
Generally speaking a copper repiping job takes only one to two days. You do not have to book a hotel out of fear of not having water or being able to bathe. You don’t have to leave the house for days either. Our installers and technicians take pride in keeping your house clean and free from debris and will take extra care to cover your floor and furnishings before the job starts. The Repipe Specialists installation team always includes an expertly trained master patcher, who professionally repairs any wall sections that needed to be exposed to complete your copper repipe. We have had many customers who are surprised that Repipe Specialists finishes the job in just days, leaving almost no evidence that a complete copper repipe had just taken place. A recent client comment from a client told us, “My wife couldn’t even find where the patches were done, since your team left no mess or trace that a repipe job had just been completed.”
What happens after the repipe?
Among the many things people notice after copper repiping is a big increase in water pressure. With age, corrosion and rust has collected inside your old pipes, restricting flow and causing water pressure loss. You’ll quickly find an improvement in your quality of water too. With copper pipes that are free of contaminants and corrosion, you will see a big difference in the shower, your dishwasher and your clothes washing machine.
Added benefits of copper repiping
Replacing your older pipes also has tremendous cost benefits as well. Old galvanized pipe replacement can help save you from many problems down the road. Inferior plumbing materials or pinhole leaks won’t be a worry to you any longer. Your repipe may eliminate any future costly plumbing headaches for years to come. A copper repipe may also add to your home’s real estate value, a big advantage when putting your house on the market. People are very concerned about water quality when buying a home. With a copper repipe your home has a valuable selling point in today’s tough real estate market.
How do I get an estimate?
Live Repipe Specialists operators are available 24/7 to answer your questions and schedule your free estimate. Call 800-737-4746 anytime to start the process or fill in the free repipe estimate request form on our site. Our repipe technicians will complete a full examination on your home and existing plumbing issues, providing you with a complete, full estimate on the work that will be required.
What other materials are used in a repipe?
Depending on your home configuration, repiping with PEX may also be an option worth considering. Repiping using PEX is an alternative to using copper and has many aesthetic qualities as well, including reduction of water noise and ease of installation in a variety of applications.