Environmentally-friendly Sewer Repair: Now California Green Business Certified!

Creating a sustainable, eco-friendly community is incredibly important to those in Oakland and the surrounding Bay Area community – and Pipe Spy is proud to do our part to contribute to these efforts. We’re proud to announce that Pipe Spy is now “Green Certified” as a part of the California Green Business Program, an initiative to promote and create a … Read More

How to Choose the Best Trenchless Sewer Repair Professional

Facing a sewer repair or plumbing project can be intimidating. Many homeowners are not seasoned professionals with years of plumbing experience, and rightfully choose to hire a professional to help tackle their sewer repair. But how do you choose between potential trenchless sewer repair professionals? Here’s a guide to help you select the right trenchless sewer repair professional for your … Read More

PSL Pressure Test 101

If you’re a property owner in the East Bay Area, you may need to know about PSL pressure tests. A PSL pressure test affects private sewer laterals in the Bay Area and are essential for current or potential property owners looking to buy, sell, build or remodel their properties. In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about … Read More

Summer Plumbing Tips

As the weather gets warmer, there are a lot of things people begin to think about. Trips to the beach, spending time on vacation and other things may enter the mind but it is also a time to think about the plumbing in the home. Taking some time to consider these summer plumbing tips could help you enjoy the rest … Read More

What Are Trenchless Sewer Pipe Repair Methods?

Sewer repair projects can be a huge headache for homeowners. They can be disruptive, expensive, and time-consuming – but these can all be avoided using the right trenchless sewer repair method. In this post, we’ll discuss trenchless sewer repair, the different trenchless repair methods and technologies, and which method to choose for your sewer repair. First of All, What Is … Read More

Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

A home is a long-term investment – but in order for that investment to grow in value, it must be maintained and sometimes improved. To keep home plumbing systems in good working order and properly maintain your home, a dedicated homeowner should learn the basics when it comes to maintaining a home’s plumbing, pipes, and fixtures. Plumbing Tips for Homeowners: … Read More

How to Prevent a Sewer Backup

It’s that time of year when spring cleaning is on your mind and you’re preparing for the nicer weather to return. You’re sorting your closets, cleaning out your pantry, making repairs and updating things around the house. One area that many people forget to focus on is their home’s plumbing. As one of the most utilized parts of your home, … Read More

Why You Should Avoid a DIY Sewer Line Repair

As a homeowner, it’s important to know how to fix common problems that might occur around the house. Over time, many homeowners become a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to basic household projects. However, there is one DIY project that isn’t basic and is best left to the professionals: sewer line repair. Sewer repairs can quickly become complex when handled by someone … 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