Repairs for Burst Pipes
When pipes in your home burst, they can create leaks that you may not notice at first, but over time, they cause all sorts of damage. Depending on where the pipes are located, it can be very important to deal with them quickly. To ensure that these problems are found quickly. It is best to have your property inspected regularly for burst pipes.
Take Burst Pipes Seriously
One of the biggest plumbing problems is burst pipes because of the damage they can lead to. They can create flooding on your property and cause structural damage to your home that puts you are your family at risk. Here are some of the other key dangers to allowing burst pipes to continue to leak water on your property.
When water is leaking from burst pipes, it can damage wood over time. The wood may start to rot and develop stains that can greatly depreciate your home’s value.
Many dangerous moulds can begin growing as a result of water damage as well. These release harmful spores into the air that cause allergic attacks, aggravate asthma and trigger flu-like symptoms. They are especially dangerous to children, the elderly and the infirm. Mould is such a serious issue that when it is found in many buildings, the residents are advised to exit the building until the mould can be cleared.
The water left from burst pips can attract a variety of pests. If you see cockroaches in your home after a pipe has burst, don’t be surprised. They are attracted to a water supply that is easily accessible in the out-of-the-way places in your home.
Your furniture can be damaged as well, as the water can cause rotting and stains. The water is also able to damage electronic appliances and warp furniture. If your appliances are water damaged, you will likely have to buy new ones.
Have Them Fixed Right Away
Contact the professionals at 2 Brothers Plumbing as soon as you suspect you have a burst pipe. We can take care of the problem quickly and get your plumbing back into optimum working condition. The damage that leaking pipes cause can spread fast, and you need to have the repairs effected as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more it will cost and the more damage will be done.