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Repiping involves a complete replacement of your supply water pipes, offering a comprehensive solution to persistent plumbing problems. This major task requires the expertise of highly trained and experienced plumbing professionals.

At Sunset Heating & Cooling, we have perfected the process of removing and installing pipes in Portland, OR, and the surrounding areas. Our professional plumbers consistently earn five-star reviews from satisfied customers throughout the community.

In addition to repiping, we offer a range of plumbing services, including slab leak detection, water heater installation and repair, bathroom & kitchen remodeling and additions, water filtration services, and more.

We’re staffed by the most experienced and qualified plumbers in the area that offer premium electrical service. We ensure 100% satisfaction with every project.

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When you choose Sunset Heating & Cooling in Portland, OR, for your repiping needs, you can expect a thorough and professional service. The process begins with an initial inspection and detailed planning. We then carefully open walls, floors, and ceilings to access the old pipes. The outdated pipes are replaced with new, modern materials like CPVC or copper.

Throughout the process, we ensure minimal disruption by keeping you informed at every stage. Our team will test the new system thoroughly to ensure everything functions correctly before completing any necessary repairs to walls, ceilings, and floors. While some noise, dust, and temporary loss of water access are unavoidable, we strive to make the experience as smooth as possible.

We recommend planning ahead, possibly arranging temporary relocation during the most disruptive phases. Our goal is to leave your home in excellent condition with a reliable plumbing system that will serve you well for years to come.

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    PEX (Cross-linked Polyethylene) Pipes


    • PEX pipes are cost-effective and flexible, making them easier to install.
    • They are quieter than copper pipes and naturally insulated, reducing thermal loss.
    • Since it’s flexible piping the need for joint fittings, reducing leak risks.
    • PEX is environmentally friendly and less likely to crack or burst during freezing conditions.
    • Ideal for homes built on concrete slab foundations.
    • Smaller openings in drywall are needed for installation due to their flexibility.


    • PEX pipes are less durable than copper.
    • Being relatively new, the long-term prospects of PEX are still unknown.
    • PEX materials degrade if not stored properly, especially when exposed to sunlight.

    Copper Pipes


    • Copper pipes are highly durable and can last 75-100 years.
    • They resist corrosion better than galvanized steel pipes.
    • Copper doesn’t harbor bacteria or other contaminants.
    • They are temperature-resistant and have been a reliable choice for decades.


    • Copper pipes can burst or leak if they freeze.
    • They are more expensive than PEX or CPVC pipes.
    • Installation is labor-intensive, increasing labor costs.
    • They can be vulnerable to acidic water, leading to pinhole leaks.
    • Copper pipes need insulation and can be louder, causing water hammer issues.
    • Installation requires removing large sections of drywall and soldering with an open flame, which can be hazardous.

    CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride) Pipes


    • CPVC pipes are safe for drinking water and can transport hot water.
    • They are more affordable than copper pipes.
    • CPVC is resistant to acidity and other chemicals in water.
    • Easier to work with in existing structures, making them suitable for plumbing repipe jobs and remodels.


    • They are more expensive than regular PVC pipes but offer more versatility.
    • CPVC can crack during earthquakes.

    Maintenance Plans

    Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping your HVAC systems working efficiently and safely. When you sign up for our Sunset Service Plan, not only do you get an annual inspection and tune-up of your system, but you also have the added benefit of working with a team that knows your unit’s repair and maintenance history.

    • Visual Ductwork Inspection: ($79 Value)
    • Your Plan is transferable if you move to another home in the Portland area or given to buyer of home you are selling
    • 15% off any additional services or repairs
    • Peace of mind knowing that your HVAC system is in good hands.
    • Indoor Air Quality Evaluation: ($79 Value)
    • Plans start at as little as $16.50/ month for one unit.
    • Priority scheduling for any service
    • High Performance Tune-up.
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    Factors to Consider Before Repiping Your Home

    The partial or complete pipe replacement of your home eis a significant decision that requires careful consideration. Here are some key factors to evaluate before proceeding:


    Age of Your Property: If your home is over 50 years old, it likely has galvanized pipes that corrode and break down over time. Most residential plumbing systems have a lifespan of around 50 years. Older homes are particularly susceptible to plumbing issues, making repiping a prudent choice.


    Water Pressure: Consistently low or fluctuating water pressure can indicate rusted or clogged pipes. Mineral deposits build up over time, reducing the efficiency and flow of your plumbing system. If water pressure issues persist, repiping might be necessary to restore proper flow.


    Water Color: Discolored water, especially reddish-brown, is a telltale sign of rusted pipes. This not only affects water quality but also signifies serious underlying issues that repiping can resolve. Clear, clean water is essential for health and safety, making this a critical factor.


    Overall Functionality of the Plumbing: Frequent plumbing issues, such as leaky pipes, low water flow, and periodic discoloration, suggest that your system is failing. If you find yourself calling a plumber regularly, it’s time for a professional inspection to determine if repiping is the best solution.


    Carefully evaluating these factors with the help of a professional plumber can help you make an informed decision about repiping your home, ensuring a long-lasting and efficient plumbing system.

    Contact Sunset for Professional Plumbing Repiping Services in the Portland Area

    Are you experiencing low water pressure or discolored water? Dealing with frequent leaks? If so, your home may need a partial or complete repiping. For professional plumbing repiping services in Portland, OR and the surrounding areas, trust Sunset Heating & Cooling. Our repipe specialists provide thorough and efficient plumbing solutions, replacing outdated pipes with modern, durable, and safe materials. We prioritize minimizing disruptions and ensuring your home’s plumbing system operates flawlessly. Our experts are ready to help you resolve any plumbing issues. Contact the expert plumbers at Sunset today for a free estimate or to schedule your next plumbing service and experience the Sunset excellence!

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    What Our Clients Say

    Ryan from Sunset Heating & Cooling was friendly, efficient, helpful and so pleasant to have in our home. A great company and wonderful service.

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    Jeremy was knowledgeable, personable, and took the time to explain things. Highly recommend his service.

    - Scott B.

    Many thanks for a great job of diagnosing, explaining and fixing our problem. We are very appreciative and will be happy to tell others.

    - Greg G.

    The Sunset team who sold and installed a new furnace and AC unit in my condominium were wonderful. They were knowledgeable, professional, thorough, respectful and friendly. They went the extra mile to be sure other residents were not impacted and I was happy. They took special care to leave no trace of their being here, except for new and vastly improved heating and cooling system.

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