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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 Bensenville Illinois

Since our business founding back in 1996, Capps Plumbing has raised the standard for Bensenville homeowners and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – reliable, capable, neat, and courteous. With our superior quality residential and commercial plumbing services offered to property owners all over Chicago and the suburbs, Capps is ready to earn your business. We want to be your number one choice if you have a busted or frozen pipe emergency.

Cold winters are pretty normal for Illinoisans in Chicagoland during winter. Due to the cold conditions, your home’s plumbing may be at risk of succumbing to one of the bitterly cold days Illinois is often faced with. You could find your home stuck with frozen pipes or burst pipes which may cause extensive water damage if not repaired or replaced. If your home experiences a pipe burst, don’t hesitate to call the plumbing experts at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get the damage repaired as soon as possible to minimize any water damage and associated cleanup expenses.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Bensenville

Why do pipes freeze and burst? As basic science has shown us, water expands as it freezes. This same scientific principle also occurs to water inside your home’s pipes. When frozen water is contained within metal pipes or even plastic pipes, there’s a large exertion of pressure on the walls of the pipes. This pressure is what causes compromises the pipes and leads to breakages which in turn adds up to a plumbing mess for your property. Frozen kitchen pipes, frozen bathroom pipes, frozen sewer lines or any other frozen pipe can all burst and you with a significant amount water damage and expensive cleanups.

Pipes that are the most prone to freezing are water pipes with exposure to the elements. This is even more evident when the temperatures dip far below normal outside during bitter winter blasts. 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 very well insulated.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Try keeping cabinet doors open. This will allow heat from other rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are situated.
  • If you’re going to be away for a prolonged period of time, turn off your home’s main water line.
  • If possible, insulate pipes that are located against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas.
  • Allow your home’s faucets to run slightly for a small flow of water.
  • Apply heat tape or heat cables around pipes that could be prone to freezing.
  • Make sure that the property’s thermostat is programmed to at least 55 degrees if not higher.

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

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Bensenville

If a pipe burst occurs, it’s very sudden and can cause a tremendous amount of water damage in an instant. Water will pour down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe bursts. It all adds up to very costly cleanup repairs because of the water damage. The plumbing technicians at Capps Plumbing will be there to unthaw your frozen pipes and/or frozen replace pipes. Capps will be there to help remedy your plumbing emergency 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes can be replaced faily easily. Underground pipes are repaired by Capps Plumbing with its trenchless technology. In some instances, the underground pipe may need to be removed and replaced. 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
  • Prevent frozen pipes
  • Frozen bathroom pipe
  • Frozen kitchen pipe
  • Frozen sewer line
  • Frozen toilet
  • Frozen water pipe
  • Thawing frozen pipes

Frozen Pipes – What To Do

What do you need to do and who do you need to call for help if there’s a frozen pipe or burst pipe in your Bensenville Illinois property? Capps Plumbing, of course! Our highly-trained team of plumbing technicians are prepared and equipped to repair frozen or burst pipes. When you call Capps Plumbing, your home’s plumbing problem will be remedied quickly, regardless of the hour the emergency occurs. You can count on us because we’re here to serve you 24/7. We will quickly assess the issue, prepare an upfront, fair and honest quote for the repairs, and perform the task for the quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises.


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