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)
0:00 How to repair copper pipe leaks
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 –
-SharkBite Disconnect Tongs –
-SharkBite Brass Coupling –
-SharkBite Slip Coupling –
-AutoCut Pipe Cutter –
-Emery Cloth –
-Pencil Deburring Tool –
-Pipe Cleaning Tool –
-Measuring Tape –
-PEX Cutter –

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