Burst Pipes is a very common plumbing problem. There are several causes for it, but the most important ones are aged pipes misuse and freezing conditions.
In all the above cases, it is better to call an approved, qualified plumber. The result of a burst pipe can vary from a small issues to long term water damage to your property. A burst pipe can cause just minor inconvenience, but more serious accidents can put people out of homes and even necessitate the closing down of the water supply for an entire area.
We specialise in repairing burst pipes but also preventing this from happening. The cost of fixing the burst pipe is negligible compared to the costs of water damage so if you feel your house plumbing needs a service or if you notice even the smallest water leak, don’t hesitate to call us. A small preventative cost will save you substantial amounts of money in the long run.
What to do in the case of a Burst Pipe:
Look for any sign of a burst pipe. Loss of water pressure, strange noises or unusual electric faults can be signs of a burst pipe.
If you have a burst pipe, stop using any electrical devices, don’t touch any light switches or sockets as the water can infiltrate into electrical systems
Try to turn off the water from the stopcock and ring a specialised plumber.