1. Copper Pipes Can Keep Up with Your Water Demand

    Everyone that has to get up early for work looks forward to taking a hot shower, making a cup of coffee, and feeling awake before heading out the door. If you're the first one up in your house, you get the first hot water of the day, but if there are three or four others in the house, you want to ma…Read More

  2. Replace Your Home’s Old CPVC Pipes

    Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) pipes are found in many homes, and are suitable for many plumbing applications. However, they can become brittle over time and once they crack, they can be very difficult to repair. At Gladiator Repipe, we've found many instances where CPVC pipes have cracked an…Read More

  3. When is the Best Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

    Many homeowners go through phases of replacing their appliances, especially if they're completing a home remodel. You can usually tell when you've gotten all the use you can out of your stove, refrigerator, or washing machine, but what about your hot water heater? Most manufacturers suggest replacin…Read More

  4. Understanding Your Water Heater’s Energy Factor

    Your water heater's energy factor (EF) is determined by how much of the fuel from your power source – usually gas or electricity – is converted into usable hot water. The EF includes several factors, such as recovery efficiency, standby losses, and cycling losses. Obviously, the higher the energ…Read More

  5. Get Rid of that Patchwork of Pipes

    Low water pressure can be a headache for any homeowner and if you've hired a plumber in the past, or replaced pipes yourself, you could be left with a patchwork of pipes. You experienced increased water pressure for a while, but after a few months, the same problem reappeared. You turned on your sho…Read More

  6. Copper Repiping Can Lead to Cleaner Clothes

    If you've installed a brand new washing machine, finally getting rid of that outdated model, you're probably looking forward to cleaner clothes in less time. Modern washing machines are designed to clean your clothes thoroughly and contain high-tech features that let you wash your clothes on the pro…Read More

  7. Quality Craftsmanship To Go With Quality Piping

    When you're having new plumbing installed in your home, you're counting on the technicians being skilled, and that they're using only the highest quality materials. At Gladiator Repipe, we believe in using quality products, but we also believe that every technician should have the expertise to do a…Read More

  8. New Water Heaters for Your Care Facility

    At Gladiator Repipe in San Jose, we understand that a multi-unit building can present many plumbing challenges. If you operate a nursing home or care facility in South Bay, it's essential that your water heaters and piping are up-to-date and working properly. Our team can handle any large scale pro…Read More

  9. What Are the Benefits of a Tankless Hot Water Heater?

    Making changes to your plumbing can cause any homeowner to hesitate, since they may be thinking, "What will this cost up-front," and perhaps, "What will this cost in the long run?" Any update made to your plumbing will obviously cost something, but hopefully the savings that you experience down the …Read More

  10. Is Your Hot Water Too Hot?

    When people hire a professional for water heater repair, it's usually because the water in their home isn't hot enough, or the water pressure has dropped significantly. At Gladiator Repipe in San Jose, these problems represent a majority of the repair calls that we receive, however, there is the occ…Read More