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Benefits of Copper Repiping

The two most common materials used in modern day re-piping are copper and plastic. Copper piping has long been used in the plumbing industry because of its versatility and function, making it a beneficial choice for your residential or commercial plumbing needs.


  • Copper is rigid therefore more durable than plastic — this metal is able to suit a wide variety of plumbing needs, yet it is durable enough to last for decades.
  • Unlike most plastics, copper is resistant to UV rays. Plastics will degrade over time when used in outdoor plumbing applications, while copper can be used both indoors and outdoors.
  • Copper resists corrosion and is inhospitable to bacterial growth, making it a healthy choice for your plumbing needs.
  • Unlike plastic plumbing pipes, copper pipes are recyclable at the end of their lifetime, making the re-piping process one that is also eco-friendly.
  • Cupertino Plumbing only uses USA made type L copper, which is seamless and comes with a 50-year warranty from the manufacturer.

The Steps of Re-Piping

While re-piping only replaces your plumbing pipes, it can be a great time to consider upgrading your plumbing fixtures as well for the best results. The re-piping process is a straightforward one:


  1. First, discuss your water problems with a professional plumber to determine whether re-piping is the solution you need.
  2. Next, your plumber will provide you with any special instructions and an estimate of how long the project will take. Most re-piping projects can be completed in one to two days to minimize inconvenience.
  3. If your plumbing layout will remain the same, our plumbers will remove the old pipes and install the new ones.
  4. Once the pipes are installed, they will be flushed and tested for integrity. Any necessary adjustments can be made at this time.
  5. The final step in re-piping is the repair of any walls or floors that were removed to access your plumbing during removal and installation.

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You may need copper re-piping if:

  • You are experiencing low water pressure
  • Your water is rust or yellow-colored
  • Leaks are a common problem for you
  • Your pipes are made of galvanized steel or PVC
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Leak Detection Services

When you need re-piping, that need might come after a pipe leak has already caused massive amounts of damage to your home. And you shouldn’t have to wait until a small problem becomes a bigger (and more expensive) problem to deal with it. Cupertino Plumbing in San Jose also offers quality leak detection services. We use top-of-the-line leak detection technology to find exactly where a small leak might be in your pipe system, before more damage is caused and so that we can detect the potential leak and fix the issue. Instead of pressing your ear to the wall and trying to hear water drops, let a professional with leak detection tech pinpoint where a potential leak might be, and stop the potential leak damage before it’s too late.

At Cupertino Plumbing, we are dedicated to helping you make the right choice when it comes to plumbing repair and re-piping in San Jose and surrounding areas. We are always looking for qualified and skilled plumbing technicians to join our team — please contact us to find out more about our plumbing repair services and our open plumber positions.


We had Cupertino Plumbing replace all of our old galvanized and cast iron drain pipes, along with installing a new water heater and two new toilets. We are very happy with the work they did. It was a major multi-day project that required cutting holes in walls and ceilings. They were pleasant, professional, and responsive. Everything works great now, and the places where they patched the walls and ceilings look nice. A really good job. We definitely will call them for any future plumbing work.

Terry Johnson


This is a fantastic company (Cupertino Plumbing), I received excellent service from Mario. We texted back and forth on various questions I had regarding my kitchen water filter system and the airgap line for my dishwasher; he was always responsive. My previous plumber walked into our home without putting on booties and was unorganized, but Mario always put booties on his shoes which I appreciated, he was knowledgeable, organized, did very high quality work, communicates well, smiled a lot and was happy, and is now my go to guy for all future plumbing needs. Mario is best plumber I’ve known.

Jim Kuehnis


Cupertino Plumbing just replumbed our whole house and rebuilt our drainage system. They were efficient, communicative, and timely every day and went to great lengths to keep things clean and tidy. Every afternoon they would set expectations about the next day and every day they did what they say they would do which we very much appreciated. For big plumbing jobs they quality of workmanship and service can’t be beat.

Maggi Oberson


Cupertino Plumbing is not the cheapest out there. They are on the competitive or expensive side. The reason to call them is for their outstanding professionalism, and the fact that they have a lot of people who can be there really soon when you need them.


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Very good company. You can’t go wrong using this plumbing company for all your plumbing needs. No job too small. Their years of experience are very helpful in problem solving.

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