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Burst Pipes

Burst Pipes

Having a pipe burst in the middle of the night can be one of the worst situations that you are going to have to face as a homeowner. That being said there are a couple of things that we can do to make sure that this doesn’t happen. If and when it does happen then what you should do is give us a call quickly. As we have mentioned before there is a lot of backlash that can come from these types of issues. The water can ruin your furniture, carpets and virtually any part of your home.

Burst Pipes

This method is a great way to fix pipes without having to dig through your entire home. Pipe burst can be inserted through an outlet at ground level through a pipeline. What it literally does is take the place of the broken pipe. There is a lot of debate as to whether or not this a method that can work long term. From what we have seen this is a method that can completely replace a broken pipe for many years.

Expanding The Capacity of Your Pipe System

The materials that we use in a pipe bursting service allow the pipe to actually increase its total capacity. What we can do is replace a pipe even if it is not broken, and put a burst pipe in its place. Since these types of pipes are able to expand a lot more than regular copper pipes you can actually increase the system’s capacity. What we do have to point out is that each case is special, but we can figure out whether or not your home can be fixed with a burst pipe and rooter service fairly quickly!

Frozen Pipes

This is one of the more common issues that we get around here. We get a lot of questions about how to prevent these types of issues. The one thing that you can do is make sure that you don’t let cold water “sleep” in pipes that are located outdoors. What you should do is make sure that you empty out these types of pipes before you go to bed. If you have to use these pipes make sure that you limit their use. Also, updating all of your pipes every once in a while can be a great way to prevent these issues.

Normal Pipe Bursting vs Backflow Issues

When you have a pipe burst the first thing that you want to do is try and close out the water flow through your home. That being said, when you have backflow issues things can get a lot tougher quickly. Finding where the water is coming from can really be important. If you have major backflow issues the best thing that you may be able to do is to leave the home for a while. As the drying efforts continue. We know that this is easier said than done, but when you have wastewater flowing through your home you really don’t want to be anywhere near it!