Your 24/7 Plumber in San Juan Capistrano, CA

Plumbing in San Juan Capistrano: We’re Always on Call

San Juan Capistrano is known for its historic mission, founded in 1776, the year the original 13 US colonies declared independence from Great Britain.

It’s also famous for the annual swallow migration, where thousands of birds make a stopover before moving on to their summer homes in Argentina. San Juan Capistrano is a bird sanctuary.

But did you know that it’s one of the best places for plumbing services in the USA? No kidding. That’s because Orange Coast Plumbing has been on the job since 1977, almost as long as the swallows have been migrating.

Granted, we’re not a tourist draw. But we’re quieter than the birds, cleaner, and we’ll never desert the city for a South American vacation during a plumbing disaster. That’s our solemn promise to you.

At Orange Coast Plumbing, we respond to emergencies 24/7. We have dispatch locations throughout Orange County and a large fleet of stocked trucks. We offer complete plumbing services, including hydro jet drain cleaning, trenchless pipe repair, and remodeling for kitchens and bathrooms. We guarantee our work and charge reasonable rates.

So put down those bird-watching binoculars briefly and call us at 714-953-1111. You’ll be glad you did.

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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 San Juan Capistrano, CA

Like any other area, San Juan Capistrano has specific local conditions that can contribute to plumbing problems.

  • Soil Conditions: The region’s soil includes clay, which can expand and contract with changes in moisture levels and stress and damage pipes.
  • Water Quality: Minerals and sediments in the water supply can lead to buildup and clogs in pipes and fixtures, reducing water flow and causing blockages.
  • Infrastructure Age: Like many historic areas, some parts of San Juan Capistrano may have older plumbing infrastructure. Aging pipes, fittings, and fixtures can be more prone to corrosion, leaks, and reduced water pressure.
  • Salt Air and Corrosion: The city’s proximity to the coast exposes plumbing systems to salt air, accelerating the corrosion of metal pipes and fittings.
  • Slab Foundations: Most homes and businesses in the area have slab foundations, with plumbing pipes embedded within the concrete slab. Ground shifts or settling can stress these pipes, causing leaks or blockages that are difficult to access.
  • Seismic Activity: Like much of California, San Juan Capistrano is susceptible to earthquakes. Ground movement from earthquakes can damage plumbing infrastructure, causing leaks, bursts, or shifts.
  • Water Pressure Fluctuations: Variations in water pressure, which sometimes occur due to changes in demand or maintenance of the water supply system, can stress pipes and fittings.
  • Tree Roots: Trees and shrubs have invasive root systems that can infiltrate and damage underground pipes.
  • Drought Conditions: Low water pressure or changes in water supply can impact plumbing systems.

To address these local conditions and minimize plumbing problems, homeowners and businesses in San Juan Capistrano should consider regular plumbing maintenance, inspections, and timely repairs.

Using materials suitable for the local environment and enlisting the services of a licensed plumbing professional can extend your plumbing system’s lifespan and efficiency.

Great Stone Church at Mission San Juan Capistrano

Our Plumbing Services in San Clemente

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.

Train station near the Mission, San Juan Capistrano
A beautiful small courtyard at San Juan Capistrano mission

We Also Do HVAC

Residential Heating & Air Conditioning Services

We can fix your pipes, and we can fix your air conditioning! Sorry, we don’t fix kitchen appliances, but we have to draw the line somewhere.

Our HVAC technicians are among the best in San Clemente. 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 San Juan Capistrano, CA

Among California’s tourist destinations and historical landmarks, San Juan Capistrano ranks near the top.

The city is notable for its high quality of life and the vibrant local businesses.

After all, the birds have their own parade! How many other cities can make such a claim?

  • Swallows Day Parade: This tradition dates back to the early 20th century and commemorates the swallows’ return to the Mission San Juan Capistrano. The parade includes equestrians, performers, and residents while birds fly overhead like Air Force jets.
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano: The historic Mission San Juan Capistrano is the “Jewel of the Missions,” famous for its ruins, curated gardens, and the story of the swallows’ annual migration.
  • Oldest Neighborhood: Los Rios Historic District is one of California’s oldest continually inhabited neighborhoods. It features charming adobe buildings, historic homes, and a variety of shops and restaurants.
  • Whale Watching: While not directly on the coast, San Juan Capistrano is still close to the Pacific Ocean. The nearby Dana Point Harbor is a popular spot for whale-watching tours.
  • Historic Adobe Buildings: The city has several well-preserved adobe buildings providing a glimpse into its Spanish colonial past.
  • Tribal History: The area around San Juan Capistrano was historically inhabited by the Acjachemen people, Native American tribes indigenous to the region. Their history and culture are still celebrated and recognized by the local community.
  • Hidden Passageways: Some historic buildings in San Juan Capistrano have hidden passageways and tunnels used by the mission inhabitants for protection during conflicts.
  • Basilica de San Juan Capistrano: The Mission’s Serra Chapel, also known as the Basilica de San Juan Capistrano, is recognized as one of the oldest churches in California.
  • Ghost Stories: Don’t get too comfortable! San Juan Capistrano is rumored to have its share of paranormal occurrences.

At Orange Coast Plumbing, we take great pride in providing San Juan Capistrano with the highest quality plumbing services. We’ve been a part of this community since 1977 and will continue to serve for years to come.

Our Promise to You

At Orange Coast Plumbing, our goal is to build lasting customer relationships. 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 they are correctly 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 regular business hours, we’re available 24/7 for emergency plumbing services.

We promise you’ll always get the attention, service, and quality you deserve from Orange Coast Plumbing.

Mission San Juan Capistrano Church California
Bench at Mission San Juan Capistrano