A burst water pipe can be a major annoyance and a problem. A water pipe burst can be caused by several different factors. In the winter, the extreme cold temperatures can cause an exposed pipe to burst. In addition, a pipe can burst due to corrosion, old age, faulty installation as well as high water pressure. A burst pipe can cause water damage to your home and lead to a high water bill if it is not fixed immediately.
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Trying to fix the broken pipe yourself is taking a gamble that it will happen again. This type of repair calls for a professional plumber. The job of fixing a burst pipe can be very involved and requires some expertise in order to ensure that the problem will not recur. Lambert Plumbing and Heating is able to handle the complexities of fixing a burst water pipe in a quick and efficient manner that will save you lots of time and trouble.
Repairing a burst water pipe can involve a patching method of cutting off the damaged portion and replacing it by soldering a new section in its place. This method can be expensive and time consuming. Plus, there is not guarantee how long the patch will hold. You could soon be facing the same situation with a new break in that area of the water pipe. The best solution is to install a new water main to replace the old worn pipe. This is the best way to guarantee that the pipe is in the best possible condition and is not likely to be damaged.
Lambert Plumbing and Heating has a staff of professionals that are able to take care of your plumbing needs with quality service at a reasonable price. If you experience a problem with a burst pipe, then call us to stop the problem and protect your home.