Burst pipes can cause major issues in your home. You run the risk of your St. George, UT home flooding, property damage, and more! We know how stressful it can be to deal with an emergency like this, that’s why you want to have an experienced contractor on your side who can handle tough jobs such as repairing your frozen pipes. During extreme weather, and even on a daily basis, you could be dealing with a burst pipe. These sorts of issues should be handled immediately so call Walker Plumbing, Heating & Air as soon as you see the signs.
Avoid property damage with early water leak detection.
What Causes a Burst Pipe?
Burst pipes can do serious damage to your home and plumbing system. It can lead to water damage, mold growth, even foundational issues. There are a few causes of burst pipes, here are some common issues to look out for:
- Cold temperatures: In your indoor temperature drops to under 32F, water in your pipes could freeze and expand, causing cracks and leaks.
- Decay: Older pipes corrode and rust which weakens them. This could cause them to become compromised leading to burst pipes.
- Clogs: Clogs in your pipes can create build-up. This build-up can increase water pressure in your pipes causing them to burst.
How to Prevent a Frozen Hose Bib
You may not know what a hose bib is, but it’s likely you use it regularly. A house bib is also known as an outside spigot. This is where you connect your water house to water your lawn or garden or to access water outside. During the winter, it runs the risk of freezing up and causing you an issue. If you have a frozen outside hose bib, we can help.
When the weather drops below freezing, there are steps you can take to keep your outside hose bib from becoming frozen. If you don’t have a frost proof hose bib, you may need to shut it off in the winter to prevent burst pipes. Locate the valve shut off and turn the wheel clockwise until it won’t go any further.
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Why Choose Us
When it comes to a burst pipe, you don’t want an amateur handling your service. That is because burst pipes can cause serious damage that can lead to expensive repairs and damage to your home. You want a reliable, experienced team you can trust with your job. With our over 15 years of experience, you can expect that every job will be completed accurately so you can have peace of mind. Our knowledgeable team can assist you so that you don’t have to worry about major damage to your home.
Our straightforward pricing and friendly service keeps St. George residents coming back for all of their plumbing needs. We can handle any job, big or small.