This video shares how to repair copper pipe leaks. These 4 easy tips use SharkBite fittings. We cover what tools to use and the proper way to prep copper pipes.
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How to Repair Copper Pipe Leaks (4 Easy Tips)
0:35 Mark position of copper pinhole leak
0:44 Shut off water to house and drain water lines
0:56 Use the AutoCut tool to cut copper pipes
1:22 Align AutoCut cutting wheel over the position of copper pinhole leak
1:34 Use SharkBite Deburring and Depth tool to debur pipes and mark depth
2:00 Debur the inside of copper pipes with a pencil deburring tool
2:43 Pipe cleaning tools can be used to clean the inside of copper pipes
2:55 SharkBite fittings can be pushed on to copper, CPVC, and PEX
3:12 Long sections of copper pipe can be repaired with two SharkBite couplings
3:47 SharkBite fittings can be removed with Disconnect Tongs
4:52 Slip Couplings can be used if there’s no movement in the copper pipes
5:30 PEX can be used with two SharkBite couplings to repair water leaks
6:22 Copper jumper cables should be used with SharkBites for copper pipe systems
These supplies were used in our video:
-SharkBite Deburring Pipe & Depth Tool – https://amzn.to/2V2bUMk
-SharkBite Disconnect Tongs – https://amzn.to/2Xe6MYq
-SharkBite Brass Coupling – https://amzn.to/2x8Z46W
-SharkBite Slip Coupling – https://amzn.to/2xNRXRw
-AutoCut Pipe Cutter – https://amzn.to/2Xa5Eom
-Emery Cloth – https://amzn.to/3aMDVyc
-Pencil Deburring Tool – https://amzn.to/3e0oPa8
-Pipe Cleaning Tool – https://amzn.to/2XebV2E
-Measuring Tape – https://amzn.to/3e0oRPi
-PEX Cutter – https://amzn.to/3bMaXP4
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