November 30, 2017
Pipes bursting is something we usually don’t think about until it’s too late. Other parts of the country are at risk of their pipes busting because of freezing temperatures, but there are other things that cause pipes to burst. It’s important to educate yourself before an emergency happens, so that you have the knowledge needed to make the best decisions in that situation.
Learning why pipes burst and how to help prevent them is the first step in the learning process. Aside from freezing, pipes can burst from not being secured properly, water pressure issues and corrosion. Pipes are built to last a long time, but that doesn’t mean they’re meant to last forever.
In the unfortunate case that your pipes burst, you will want to follow the important steps below.
What to do when you have a pipe burst:
Don’t be blindsided by a leak from a burst pipe. If you have trouble with your pipes, call us or schedule your next service call online.