The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Pinhole Leaks’

What Are Copper Pinhole Leaks?

Monday, February 27th, 2017

copper-pipesYou’ve certainly heard stories about pipes springing leaks before, right? Not me, you may think. There is a major difference, after all, between leak resistant and leak proof.

While new copper piping is certainly very durable and reliable, nothing in this world is perfect. The arch nemesis of any copper pipe is the pinhole leak. Read on to learn more about what copper pinhole leaks are, how they develop, and the damage that they can cause. If you need any plumbing services, including plumbing repairs in Tucson, AZ, remember that we are the plumbers you should contact.

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Why You Need to Have Your Plumbing Inspected Annually

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Plumbing problems are unique from other household issues, in that they involve a system that is largely hidden from the homeowner. When your furnace or air conditioner stops working, you can often find the problem with a rudimentary look at the central unit. You may not be able to fix the problem, but at least you’ll be able to recognize it and call for professional help. Not so with most plumbing issues.

Plumbing problems tend to be subtle. For every catastrophic pipe rupture there are a hundred tiny little leaks that go unnoticed until the damage is done. It is those tiny leaks that are one of the biggest reasons why you should have your plumbing checked annually. Read on to find out more.

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