Burst pipes often result from a few common causes. One of the most common causes is freezing temperatures, which cause the water inside to expand, exerting pressure on the pipe. Age and wear are also common factors leading to burst pipes, as they may weaken the pipes over time. Unusual or unexpected high water pressure can also put undue stress on the pipes, causing them to burst.
Awareness of the signs of a burst pipe can allow you to act promptly to prevent extensive damage. Key indicators include:
- Unusually high water bills, indicating significant water loss
- Watermarks or damp patches on your walls or ceilings
- Reduced water pressure or no water at all
- Unexplained running water sounds when no faucets are open
- Musty or damp odors indicating hidden water leaks
- Flooding in your home or on your property
If you observe any of these signs, it's crucial to contact a professional immediately to assess and repair any potential burst pipes.
Our Burst Pipe Repair Process
Our skilled plumbers in Central Florida follow a systematic process to repair burst pipes. Initially, our team will inspect the damage, isolate the burst pipe to prevent further water leakage, and identify what caused the problem. They will then turn off the water supply and remove the damaged section of the pipe, replacing it with a new piece. They will also address the cause of the burst pipe and resolve that issue, ensuring it does not recur and damage the new piping. Finally, they turn the water supply back on to test the new pipe, ensuring it is working correctly and reliably.
To avoid the inconvenience and potential damage from burst pipes in the future, consider these preventative measures:
- Regularly inspect your pipes for signs of damage or wear
- Ensure your pipes are adequately insulated, especially in colder months, to prevent freezing
- Monitor your water pressure; if it's consistently high, you might need a pressure-reducing valve installed
- Avoid using corrosive cleaners that can wear away your pipes over time
- Regularly clean your drains to prevent clogs that can increase pressure on the pipes
Remember, prevention is always better than cure. Regular maintenance and prompt attention to any issues can help prevent burst pipes in your home.
Trust the Professionals at Dial Duron Service Co.
At Dial Duron Service Co., our highly skilled plumbers are constantly on standby, ready to support you regardless of what you're dealing with. We understand the stress and inconvenience that plumbing issues like burst pipes can cause, which is why we offer round-the-clock services to answer your call anytime, day or night.
Our company is built on a foundation of trust and strong customer relationships, striving always to deliver the best plumbing experience. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is unwavering, and in line with this, we have earned an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
Do you have a burst pipe at your Central Florida property? Contact us online or call (321) 341-3625 to schedule fast, reliable repairs.