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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:

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Frozen Pipe Repair & Thawing Bartlett Illinois

Ever since our business founding in 1996, Capps Plumbing has heightened the standard for Bartlett homeowners and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – dependable, competent, tidy, and courteous. With our top quality residential and commercial plumbing services offered to homeowners all over Chicago and the suburbs, give Capps the chance to earn your business. We want to be your top choice if you have a busted or frozen pipe emergency.

Bitterly cold winters are typical for Illinoisans in Chicagoland during winter. Due to the wintertime conditions, your home’s plumbing could be at risk of succumbing to one of the frigid days Illinois is often faced with. You may find your home stuck with frozen pipes or burst pipes which can cause extensive water damage if not repaired or replaced. If your home experiences a pipe burst, call the plumbing experts at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get the damage repaired immediately to minimize any water damage and associated costs.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Bartlett

Why do pipes freeze and why do they burst? As basic science has taught us, water expands as it freezes. That same scientific principle also applies to water inside your home’s pipes. When frozen water is trapped within metal pipes or even plastic pipes, there’s a tremendous amount of pressure is being exerted on the walls of the pipes. The pressure is what causes compromises the pipes and leads to breaks which adds up to a plumbing mess for your home or business. Frozen kitchen pipes, frozen bathroom pipes, frozen sewer lines or any other frozen pipe can all burst and leave in its wake a significant amount water damage and subsequent cleanup costs.

The pipes that are most prone to freezing are water pipes with exposure. This is even more evident when the mercury dips far below normal outside during frigid winter blasts. Some of these susceptible pipes include water sprinklers or swimming pool lines, or pipes within interior areas not heated, such as basements or garages, and pipes that run along any walls that aren’t insulated.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Try to keep cabinet doors open. This will allow heat from other rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are located.
  • If you’re leaving town or going away for a prolonged period, turn off your home’s main water line.
  • Try to insulate pipes that are located against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas if possible.
  • Let your home’s faucets to run slightly to allow a small flow of water.
  • Try applying heat tape or heat cables around pipes that could be susceptible to freezing.
  • Double check that the property’s thermostat is programmed to at least 55 degrees.

The most effective way to avoid burst pipe emergencies is to schedule regular maintenance and servicing from the dependable, competent and knowledgeable plumbing technicians at Capps Plumbing.

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Bartlett

If a pipe burst happens, it happens quickly and can cause a tremendous amount of water damage instantly. Water will stream down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe bursts. Adds up to very expensive cleanup repairs due to the 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 to fix your plumbing emergency 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes can be replaced relatively easily. Underground pipes are fixed by Capps Plumbing using its trenchless technology. In some instances, the underground pipe may also need 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:

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

Frozen Pipes – What To Do

Who do you need to call for help if there’s a frozen pipe or burst pipe in your Bartlett Illinois property? Capps Plumbing, of course! Our highly-skilled team of plumbing professionals are ready and equipped to repair frozen or burst pipes. When you call Capps Plumbing, your home’s plumbing problem will be tended to quickly, no matter what hour the emergency occurs. You can count on us because we’ll be there to serve you 24/7. We will quickly assess the problem, prepare an upfront, fair and honest quote for the work, and perform the job for the quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises.


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