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With over 20 years in business, Capps Plumbing and Sewer has been providing excellent service to residents in Northern and Northwest Illinois and its surrounding communities! Our professional team of plumbing experts have the experience and reliability you can count on if your home needs a plumbing problem repaired. At Capps, we are the top choice for homeowners and businesses because our plumbers are constantly learning the newest and most efficient plumbing methods so you can take comfort in knowing that your plumbing system is functioning the way it's supposed to. We know all too well that when there's a plumbing problem, urgent attention is required and the problem needs to be fixed as soon as possible. Failing to act in a speedy fashion could result in tremendous water damage, disruption and costly cleanup repairs. You can rely on Capps to be there at your front door shortly after your call to fix your home's plumbing issue immediately, correctly and safely. With our extensive experience, we will make sure the job is done properly the first time. When you choose the professionalism of Capps you are choosing:

  • Skilled and Knowledgeable Advice For All Plumbing Systems
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Frozen Pipe Repair & Thawing Addison Illinois

Since our founding in 1996, Capps Plumbing has set a high standard for Addison home and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – reliable, capable, clean, and professional. With superior quality residential and commercial plumbing services offered to homeowners all over Chicago and the suburbs, let Capps earn your business. We want to be your top choice if you have a busted or frozen pipe emergency.

Bitterly cold winters are pretty typical for residents in Chicago during the winter months. Your home’s plumbing could be at risk of succumbing to one of the blisteringly cold days the midwest often sees. You may find your home stuck with frozen pipes or burst pipes which can cause massive water damage if not repaired or replaced right away. If your pipes burst, call the plumbing experts at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get your pipes repaired quickly to help mitigate any additional water damage and subsequent repair costs.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Addison

Why is it that pipes to freeze and what causes the burst? As science has shown us, water expands as it freezes. That same scientific principle applies inside your home’s pipes. Frozen water is being contained within metal pipes or even plastic pipes. That means there’s a significant amount of pressure is being exerted on the pipes. The pressure being applied is what causes the pipes to be compromised and break which leads to a plumbing mess for your home or business. Frozen kitchen pipes, frozen bathroom pipes, frozen sewer lines or any other frozen pipe can burst and leave you with a large amount water damage and costly cleanup bills.

The most susceptible pipes to becoming frozen are exposed water pipes when it gets blisteringly cold outside during winter. Some of these pipes include water sprinklers or swimming pool lines, or pipes within interior areas not heated, like basements or garages, and pipes that run against walls with little to no protective insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Leave your cabinet doors open to let heat from the rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are located.
  • If you’re going to be out of town or away for a prolonged amount of time, turn off the home’s main water line.
  • Try to protect your pipes by insulating any pipes that are situated against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas if possible.
  • Let your home’s faucets run slightly to allow for a small drip of water to flow.
  • Apply heat tape or heat cables around pipes that are prone to freezing.
  • Make sure your property’s thermostat is above 55 degrees.

The best way to prevent burst pipe emergencies is to schedule regular maintenance and servicing from the dependable, professional and knowledgeable plumbers at Capps Plumbing.

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Addison

When a pipe burst occurs, it happens fast and can cause massive water damage rapidly. Water will flow down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This translates to expensive cleanup repairs from water damage. The plumbing experts at Capps Plumbing will be there to unthaw your frozen pipes and/or frozen replace pipes. You can count on Capps to be there for you to fix your plumbing emergency 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes can easily be replaced. Underground pipes can be fixed by Capps Plumbing using trenchless technology. In some instances, the underground pipe will also require replacement. Our team of plumbing professionals will remove drywall from areas in which the burst pipe occurs in walls or ceilings.  At Capps Plumbing, we offer services for the following:

  • Frozen bathroom pipe
  • Frozen kitchen pipe
  • Frozen water pipe
  • Frozen toilet
  • Frozen sewer line
  • Prevent frozen pipes
  • Burst pipe
  • Thawing frozen pipes

Frozen Pipes – What To Do

If there’s a frozen pipe or burst pipe in your Addison Illinois home or business, who do you need call for help? Capps Plumbing, of course! We are here for you to repair frozen or burst pipes and can fix or replace any frozen or burst pipes with our skilled team of plumbing experts. When you choose Capps Plumbing, your home’s plumbing problem will be repaired no matter what time the emergency occurs. You can count on us to be there to serve you 24/7. We’ll quickly analyze the problem, provide you with a fair and honest quote upfront, and proceed with the work for the quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises.


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