How Pipe Spy Oakland is Coping with the Pandemic

Manhole Rehab Pipe Spy Oakland

It’s not a shock that a lot of small businesses are hurting right now. Implementing new safety protocols, buying new equipment and PPE for workers, and changing policies to keep employees safe have been the task at hand this past summer for companies that have been able to maintain operations in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Oakland. Many East … Read More

COVID-19: A Thank You to Essential Service Workers

Lab Worker Holds Test Tube of Blood Labeled Coronavirus COVID-19 Disease.

It’s difficult to describe what we are all experiencing as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Every aspect of our daily lives (work, home, and social) has been impacted. We hope that you’re keeping updated as the situation unfolds and as communities continue sheltering in place to protect themselves and their loved ones. Many businesses are closed, and … Read More

Safety First: Why Pipe Spy’s Confined Space Certification is So Important

Sewer line repair or replacement is physically demanding work and not visible to us above ground. Though we have tools that help us gather information about where the sewer line is located, its depth, surface areas that need to be restored, and other utilities in proximity, the total story is not revealed until we dig the ground up where necessary to complete the project. … Read More

Utility Easements: Getting Your Neighbors’ Blessing

Sometimes neighbors share utility spaces underneath their properties, and it’s not always a welcomed realization. By law, an easement is a right to cross or otherwise use someone else’s land for a specified purpose; and lots can get lost in the translation of this law when it comes to property lines, neighbors, and the cost to resolve issues related to it. To … Read More

Sustainable Plumbing: Improving the World and Leaving No One Behind

Sustainable plumbing has plenty of benefits, including energy and water conservation, waste reduction, and cost effectivenes. For those reasons, it’s best for communities, households, and individuals to invest in reliable plumbing systems. Due to the many great benefits of sustainable plumbing, we want to spread awareness about the many upcoming recognition days meant to acknowledge the work we do as plumbers, … Read More

The Pipe Spy Difference

Prospective customers frequently ask us: What is it that makes our team different? What exactly is the Pipe Spy difference? One of our guiding principles is that we want to be the sewer repair company you’ll recommend to your friends and neighbors. This mission has led our team to develop the expertise, depth of experience and knowledge of local sewer … Read More

Pipe Spy’s Building – Now with More Art! from Muralist Kate DeCiccio

Pipe Spy’s customers rarely visit our headquarters, but we have some exciting news to share about it. We’ve always been proud of the Pipe Spy warehouse, with its distinctive blue-and-yellow striping. Now we are proud to present the mural art of SF Bay Area’s Kate DeCiccio, which Pipe Spy commissioned to honor our local West Oakland community. About Kate Deciccio … Read More