Burst Pipes

Burst Pipes are classed as water related plumbing emergencies. Split water pipes require fast and effective repair to stop gallons of water from causing structural and electrical damage in homes and offices. Although plumbers ought to fix pipe leaks, property owners can avail of the following steps to control burst pipes and stop water escape before further damage can occur.

Burst Pipe? First take the following steps to stop water leaking out. Next, submit the form on your right to receive multiple plumbing estimates on burst pipe repair by local plumbers.

Temporal Burst Water Pipe Repair

1. Switch off water supply to the leaky pipe and fitting. If you don’t know its location simply switch water supply to the entire home.

2. Turn on cold taps to drain the system.

3. Turn off water heating systems.

4. Turn on hot water taps to drain the system.

5. A leaking pipe in close proximity to electrical appliances is dangerous. Switch off the mains immediately.

6. If possible, try looking for the hole from which water is escaping. Seal the hole with gapless tape. Apply pressure with a piece of rubber secured to the gapless tape.

7. To stave off further damage to your property it is best to call the plumber to fix the pipe leak promptly. Submit the adjacent form and receive multiple plumbing estimates by local plumbers in your area.