San Jose, California
What is copper repiping?
Repiping is the process of replacing all existing domestic water piping by installing a new system throughout your home or building.
What are the benefits of copper repiping?
Copper repiping corrects problems and SAVES YOU MONEY! It is safe, strong, and dependable.
- Great water pressure
- Clean, clear water
- Safe and sound plumbing system
- Environmentally efficient
Repiping is a system wide solution that allows you to take a shower, wash dishes, water the lawn, wash laundry, and use all faucets and fixtures at the same time without reduction in water pressure. It gives you great water pressure throughout your home, improves delivery of hot water, eliminates water damage repair bills and saves money on water lost to an inefficient system.
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, repiping will correct your problems:
Are you experiencing low water pressure in your home?
Low water pressure at a faucet, shower, or washing machine is caused by build up of rust and corrosion on the inside of galvanized iron pipes. As these pipes age, the rust and corrosion continue to build up restricting the flow of water.
Do you get scalded in the shower when someone flushes the toilet, turns on the faucet or washing machine?
This is also due to low pressure caused by build up of rust and corrosion of galvanized iron pipes.
Do you get rust colored or yellow water?
Rusty or discolored water is caused by the rust and corrosion from inside pipes mixing with the water flowing through the pipes. This indicates an advanced stage of corrosion. Iron pipes coated with zinc to prevent rust are galvanized iron. As galvanized iron pipes age, the zinc coating gradually wears away exposing the iron. The unprotected iron rusts rapidly from water. Most pre-1970 homes have this type of plumbing.
Have you had leaks in your plumbing?
Leaks are most commonly caused by corrosion of the galvanized iron.
Do you have galvanized iron water pipes?
Iron water pipes are coated with zinc to prevent rusting. Over time, they lose the zinc coating , the iron rusts, and becomes corroded restricting water pressure to faucets and showers.
This condition also results in rusty or discolored water which indicates the pipes are in an advanced stage of corrosion. This corrosion will commonly cause leaks in the pipes, discolor water, as well as depositing rust particles in your drinking water .
What are the benefits of trenchless repiping?
- Replace water mains and sewer lines without costly trenches and restoration
- Accurate horizontal boring beneath roads, railways and landscaping from 50 to 150 feet in length
- Minimal operating space required