Your 24/7 Plumber in Dana Point, CA

Plumbing in Dana Point: We’re Always on Call

Dana Point is the whale-watching capital of the West.

People come from miles around to see the gray whales spouting, enjoy Dana Point’s rich tidal pools, and take in panoramic views of the harbor.

At Orange Coast, we come for the plumbing.

We marvel at whale migrations as much as the next person, but we’re usually responding to calls from locals who need help with their pipes. The job requires focus.

Dana Point may be a relatively new city (incorporated in 1989), but it’s an old trading center dating back to the early 1800s. Some areas have ancient plumbing.

So, while you’re out there basking in the natural beauty, tackling anything from a pesky leaky faucet in your beach cottage to a major pipe issue in one of the historic properties.

Call us if you’re a Dana Point resident or property owner with a plumbing problem. We respond to emergencies 24/7. We guarantee our work and charge reasonable rates.

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Why Orange Coast Plumbing?

Orange Coast Plumbing is Orange County’s most trusted plumbing service.

  • We’ve been in business since 1977.
  • We’re family-owned and operated, not a franchise with corporate headquarters in another state.
  • We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
  • We back up all work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
  • We charge by the job, not the hour. You won’t see surcharges or unpleasant surprises on your bill.
  • We hire the best people, not just the best plumbers and technicians.
  • All OCP plumbers are licensed, certified, and bonded. We do residential, commercial, and industrial work.
  • We own the largest service fleet in Orange County, CA, and can answer your call fast. We have dispatch locations throughout the county and can respond to emergencies 24/7.
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Common Causes of Plumbing Problems in Dana Point, CA

Several geographical, environmental, and design factors in Dana Point, CA, contribute to plumbing problems.

  • Slab Foundations: Most Southern California homes have concrete slab foundations. Plumbing runs beneath the slab, where it can develop leaks due to wear and tear, shifting soil, or corrosion. Repairing these leaks is often expensive.
  • Soil Composition: Certain soil types, such as clay, expand and contract with changes in moisture levels and can damage pipes.
  • Water Tables: Areas close to the ocean tend to have a higher water table, which puts additional pressure on underground pipes and increases the risk of leaks or bursts.
  • Seismic Activity: Earthquakes cause ground movement that stresses plumbing systems. Even minor tremors can lead to pipe misalignment, leaks, or breaks.
  • Salt Air and Corrosion: Salt-laden air accelerates the corrosion of metal pipes and fixtures.
  • Saltwater Intrusion: There’s always a risk of saltwater intrusion into groundwater in coastal areas. If saltwater infiltrates the water supply, it can corrode pipes and fixtures.
  • Hard Water: Dana Point’s hard water contains high levels of minerals like calcium and magnesium, which can build up inside pipes and reduce water flow.
  • Aging Infrastructure: As pipes age, they become more susceptible to leaks, bursts, and other plumbing issues.
  • Environmental Regulations: Protecting marine ecosystems necessitates strict plumbing regulations, particularly concerning wastewater and sewage systems. Compliance with these regulations can impact plumbing design and maintenance.

Homeowners and businesses in Dana Point should be aware of these potential plumbing challenges and proactively address them. Regular maintenance, inspections, and working with professional plumbers can help mitigate these issues and ensure the longevity and reliability of plumbing systems.

Dana Point historical marker

Our Plumbing Services in Dana Point

Leak Detection & Repair

Water damage is a leading cause of property loss. Call us immediately if you suspect a leak, even if you can’t locate the source.

Slab Leak Detection & Repair

Slab leaks are especially hard to detect and dangerous. We use diagnostics to pinpoint the leak and repair it with less invasive methods, like trenchless repair.

Sewer Line Repair & Drain Cleaning

A blocked sewer line is a threat to your health and property. At Orange Coast Plumbing, we use the latest technologies to repair broken sewer lines, including trenchless and cured-in-place pipe repair (CIPP).

Hydro Jet Drain Cleaning

A hydro jet uses high-pressure water streams to clear sewer blockages without damaging pipes. It can remove almost anything, including tree roots.

Water Heater Repair & Installation

Most water heaters last between 6 and 13 years. Tankless heaters are more durable — up to 20 years of service. Has your trusty water heater been around for a while?

Piping & Repiping

When you find yourself paying for the same repairs over and over, it may be time for repiping — nothing less than a rebuild of your plumbing system.

Bathroom Fixture Installation & Repair

Professionals should handle most bathroom fixture installation and repair. You may not need us to replace a showerhead, but leaky pipes are another matter.

Plumbing Remodeling

We can remodel your kitchen or bathroom from concept to completion. Or we can work with your architect or interior designer to create the kitchen or bathroom of your dreams.

Hot Water Heater Installation & Repair

Most water heaters last between 6 and 13 years. Tankless heaters are more durable — up to 20 years of service. Whether you realize it or not, your water heater needs help. We’re here to help it.

Commercial Plumbing

Commercial buildings have much greater water and sewage disposal demands. Plumbers must meet higher standards for water pressure and flow and deal with more complex piping systems.

24/7 Emergency Plumbing Services

Flooding can damage flooring, furniture, walls, and even your foundation. Mold growth is a health concern. Call us at the first sign of an indoor leak or sewage backup. We’ll send someone within the hour, any time of day.

Dana Point at sunset
Overhead view of Dana Point harbor

We Also Do HVAC

Residential Heating & Air Conditioning Services

We can fix your pipes, and we can fix your air conditioning!

Our HVAC technicians are among the best in Dana Point. They’re licensed, certified, bonded, and have undergone rigorous training to meet the industry’s highest professional standards.

HVAC services include:

  • New air conditioner and furnace installation
  • Air conditioner and furnace repair
  • Air conditioner and furnace maintenance

We service all types of heating and cooling units, including:

  • HVAC
  • Window
  • Wall
  • Radiant
  • Ductless

Whether you need a quick repair, maintenance check, or a complete HVAC system installation, count on us to do the job right. Count on us for your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning concerns, and experience the unmatched service quality of Orange Coast Plumbing.

Orange Coast Plumbing HVAC Services

Our Commitment to Dana Point, CA

Dana Point is known for its stunning beaches, natural beauty, and maritime history. These are just a few of the features and events that help it stand out:

  • Whale Watching Capital: Dana Point is often called the “Whale Watching Capital of the West,” where visitors can witness the annual migration of gray whales. The Dana Point Headlands offers a prime vantage point for tracking these majestic creatures traveling along the coast.
  • Tide Pools: The Dana Point Marine Life Refuge is home to numerous tide pools teeming with marine life. During low tide, visitors can explore these fascinating ecosystems and observe sea creatures like anemones, sea stars, and crabs up close.
  • Doheny State Beach’s Musical Legacy: Doheny State Beach has hosted the renowned Doheny Blues Festival, one of the oldest and most respected music festivals in the United States.
  • The Pilgrim: The Pilgrim is a full-scale replica of a 19th-century merchant ship in Dana Point Harbor. It serves as a living museum and educational platform, offering insights into maritime history and the life of sailors.
  • Tall Ships Festival: Dana Point sponsors an annual Tall Ships Festival, where majestic tall ships from different eras gather in the harbor. This event provides an opportunity to step back and experience the golden age of sailing.
  • Historical Native American Connection: The area around Dana Point holds historical significance for the Acjachemen people, who are the region’s indigenous inhabitants. Visitors can learn about their culture and history at the nearby San Juan Capistrano Mission.
  • Harbor and Marina: Dana Point Harbor is unique for its picturesque setting and the two breakwaters that create a protected harbor. It’s a popular spot for boating, fishing, and water sports.
  • Blue Lantern Ghost: The Blue Lantern Inn is a historic bed and breakfast that’s supposedly haunted. Guests have reported strange occurrences and sightings of a ghostly figure.
  • Festival of Whales: Dana Point’s annual festival celebrates the migration of gray whales. The event includes a parade, art shows, educational exhibits, and ocean-themed activities.
  • Underwater Parks: Dana Point is located within the boundaries of the Orange County Marine Protected Area, a network of aquatic parks designed to preserve and enhance marine ecosystems.

At Orange Coast Plumbing, we proudly serve the City of Dana Point. We strive to exceed expectations by providing superior service and unbeatable value.

Our Promise to You

At Orange Coast Plumbing, our number one goal is to build lasting relationships with customers. Some customers have relied on our services for decades.

All plumbing has a limited lifespan; however, we use only durable copper for interior piping and PVC for sewage. Our technicians inspect the installation of all new pipes, fixtures, valves, and other equipment to ensure that they are properly placed and free from damage or defects.

We stand behind our work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We warranty all parts and labor. And if you need us outside of normal business hours, we’re available 24/7 for emergency plumbing services.
We promise that you’ll always get the attention, service, and quality you deserve from Orange Coast Plumbing.

Stone arches covered with flowering plants in Dana Point
A spouting gray whale