Frozen Pipes that go untreated can result in costly replacements and repairs down the road. The most prominent cause of frozen pipes is the devastating combination of low temperatures and high wind pressures. However, what many are surprised to hear is that the second most common cause of frozen pipes is inadequate insulation, and loss of valuable heat. When the water in your pipes freezes it’s actually expanding. This means that as the water melts it can overwhelm, and overflow the pipe system. The thawing of this dangerous ice is what causes your pipes to burst.
One of the most advanced techniques available to plumbers is the ability to electro-shock your pipes forcing them to warm up. This process will prevent your pipes from freezing and even better will prevent your pipes from thawing. Its important to understand that because the winter is so harsh in New Jersey pipe freezing is a considerable threat. One of the best preventative measures you can take to avoid this catastrophe is to insulate your pipes before you have to pay for a costly burst pipe repair. If you are concerned for the well-being of your pipes, or are in need of a pipe leak repair call us today. Our highly experienced staff members are ready to answer any questions, or concerns you have regarding frozen pipes, burst pipes, pipe unfreezing, thawing, or pipe leak repair.
Frozen Pipes can be one of the most dangerous things to overlook in your home or business. The amount of ice that thaws in your pipes can cause varied damage. It can begin initially as a small clog or overflow. However, if this damage goes without proper attention it can build up and eventually cause a your pipes to burst.
This process typically happens like this; water freezes overnight and turns to ice blocking a quintessential portion of the pipe. The water is sent through is blocked by the ice and further clogs your pipes. This water if unnoticed will also freeze and create more ice. This process continues over and over until the thawing the now expanded water is too much for the pipes to bear. The extreme force of all of this built up water can cause immense damage to your pipes and your home environment surrounding.
It’s also worth stating that the thawing of your frozen pipes can simply begin as small pipe leaks. These leaks need to be repaired right away. Even a minimal pipe leak can cause you to waste gallons of water daily. It’s recommended that you keep any pipes on the inside of your home open to heat sources during this time. This means kitchen or bathroom pipes in vanities, or cabinetry should be left wide open. This is just one small thing you can do yourself from home.
If you have frozen pipes at home it is imperative that you repair them before they thaw out. The thawing have frozen pipes can and will cause serious damage to your home if they burst. The bursting of these pipes isn’t uncommon during the harsh New Jersey winter and often people end up spending valuable earnings on repairs that weren’t necessary had they called initially. Our employees are ready to help you with any issues regarding frozen pipes, frozen pipe unfreezing, pipe leaks, burst pipes, or pipe thawing. Let our professional’s answer any questions you have, when they diligently arrive at your home or business.
When we meet for our first appointment you can expect a quick, cohesive, and friendly experience. Our staff is trained to show you exactly what is going on with your pipes frozen or not. After, assessing the problems or potential issues we will offer our undivided advice. Whether preventative maintenance, emergency repairs, or winter maintenance plans are necessary we always share all of our options. You can always count on us for reliable and affordable Heating services. Our team are fully licensed, insured, bonded and experienced. We specialize in Heating System repair, replacement and installations.