Frequently Asked Questions About Our Epoxy Pipe Repair Services in Orange County, CA
Who has used ePIPE®?
Since the 1990's, ePIPE® was provided first in North America, and then in Europe. Some of the largest plumbing service companies in the world provide ePIPE® to their customers. Customers who have taken advantage of this proven patented technology include leading hotel brands such as Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton & Fairmont, US Department of Defense, US Army Corps of Engineers, Governments of Spain, and thousands of building owners.
How long will the ePIPE®repair and restoration take?
That depends on the project. On smaller jobs, pipes can be restored in a matter of hours. Most residential projects take less than 2 days to complete. On commercial projects, a schedule will be tailored to meet the specific needs of the facility.
Can I remain in my home and/or operate my business during the pipe restoration services?
YES! The ePIPE® process allows for fast pipe repair services while being clean and quiet and not compromising a resident's standard of living. Commercial projects can be completed in phases over days, weeks, or months. Sections of the piping system can be isolated allowing the remainder of the property to continue operations during the epoxy pipe repair and restoration process.
Is ePIPE® safe?
ePIPE® meets international standards for contact with drinking water. In the US and Canada, ePIPE® is listed with the National Sanitation Foundation, under Standard 61, with immediate return to service hot and cold potable water pipes.
Is ePIPE® an environmentally friendly alternative?
Yes, ePIPE® restores your existing pipes, which in turn reduces the cutting of walls, floors and ceilings normally associated with most conventional methods. ePIPE® reduces waste and strain on landfills. ePIPE® protected pipe minimizes the leaching of harmful metals such as lead from entering your drinking water.
What types/diameters of pipes can be restored with ePIPE®?
Both metallic and non-metallic pipes including copper, lead, steel, black iron, PVC, CPVC and PEX can be restored with ePIPE® Restored systems can include domestic water, radiant heating, snowmelt, fire sprinkler, natural gas piping, industrial process piping and pool piping systems. ePIPE® restore most pressurized piping systems that you will find in your home or business up to 6 inches in diameter (152 mm).
How thick is the epoxy lining and will my water volume be reduced?
The epoxy thickness is applied in accordance with the manufacturer's specification and the Uniform Plumbing Code requirements depending on the application and size of piping. Your water will always meet or exceed the required flow per code requirements.