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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 Bloomingdale Illinois

Since our business was founded back in 1996, Capps Plumbing has elevated the standard for Bloomingdale homeowners and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – reliable, competent, neat, and professional. With our excellent residential and commercial plumbing services offered to home and business owners all over Chicago and the suburbs, Capps wants to earn your business. We want to be your number one choice if you have a busted or frozen pipe emergency.

Frigid weather is typical for Illinoisans in Chicagoland during winter months. Due to the cold elements, your home’s plumbing may be at risk of succumbing to one of the bitterly cold days Illinois often faces. You could be stuck with frozen pipes or burst pipes which may lead to extensive water damage if not repaired or replaced. If your home experiences a pipe burst, do not delay. 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 accompanying cleanup costs.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Bloomingdale

What causes pipes to freeze and burst? As science has taught us, water expands as it freezes. This principle also applies to water inside a home’s pipes. If frozen water is contained within metal pipes or even plastic pipes, there’s a big exertion of pressure on the walls of the pipes. This intense pressure is what causes the pipes to be compromised and leads to breakages. This messy scenario adds up to a plumbing disaster for your property. Frozen kitchen pipes, frozen bathroom pipes, frozen sewer lines or any other frozen pipe can all burst and inundate you with water damage and expensive cleanups.

The pipes that are the most at risk to freezing are water pipes closest to outdoor conditions. This is more evident when the temperatures dip below normal during frigid winter blasts. The pipes most susceptible 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 protected with insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Leave cabinet doors open. This will allow heat from other rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are located.
  • If you’re going to be away for a longer period of time, turn off the main water line.
  • When possible, insulate pipes that are located against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas.
  • Let your home’s faucets to slightly run for a small flow of water.
  • Use heat tape or heat cables around pipes that could be susceptible to freezing.
  • Check that the property’s thermostat is set to at least 55 degrees if not warmer.

The best effective way to prevent burst pipe emergencies is to schedule regular maintenance and servicing from the dependable, professional and experienced plumbing technicians at Capps Plumbing.

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Bloomingdale

If a pipe burst occurs, it can happen very fast and cause a large amount of water damage in a small amount of time. Water will spill down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe bursts. This all tallies up to very expensive cleanup repairs. The plumbing professionals at Capps Plumbing will be there quickly to unthaw your frozen pipes and/or frozen replace pipes. You can count on Capps to be ready to help remedy your plumbing emergency 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes can be replaced fairly simply. Underground pipes are repaired by Capps Plumbing by utilizing their trenchless technology. In some scenarios, the underground pipe may need to be removed and replaced. Our professional team of plumbing experts will remove drywall from areas where the burst pipe occurs in walls or ceilings.  At Capps Plumbing, we offer services for the following:

  • Burst pipe
  • Prevent frozen pipes
  • Frozen water pipe
  • Frozen bathroom pipe
  • Frozen kitchen pipe
  • Frozen sewer line
  • Frozen toilet
  • 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 Bloomingdale Illinois home or business? Capps Plumbing, of course! Our highly-skilled team of plumbing technicians are ready and equipped to fix frozen or burst pipes. When you call Capps Plumbing, your home’s plumbing issue will be fixed fast. It doesn’t matter when the time of the emergency occurs. You can depend on us because we’re prepared to serve you 24/7. We will quickly analyze the problem, calculate an upfront, fair and honest price quote for the work, and perform the task for the quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises.


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