Repair Copper Pipe Leaks with SharkBites (Super EASY)

Repair Copper Pipe Leaks with SharkBites (Super EASY)

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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Home Repair Tutor says:

Would you use SharkBites to repair copper pipes?

Waykno says:

I'm a rookie but I didn't "get" the jumper cable bit.

Masterpiece Renovation says:

This is an awesome idea! Thank you for this 🙂

Ma Ma says:

Looks like you have the Milwaukee Pex tube cutter. Please BE CAREFUL!!! I returned mine to the store and made Milwaukee aware of the extreme hazard caused by the corner of the sharp blade protruding from the tool when in the closed position. You can literally slice your finger. Other manufacturers totally enclose the blade when the tool is closed. This is a major design flaw.

Mark Magner says:

jesus those thumbs

mike arasta says:

How long they last since plastic used in the fittings?

Tom says:

cool content keep it up dude

Lacey Family Farm says:

I love these shark bites on projects we are working on here at our channel! They are super easy and really hold up over time! Love the video!

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