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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 Carol Stream Illinois

Since our business founding in 1996, Capps Plumbing has heightened the bar for Carol Stream homeowners and business owners of what they should expect a plumbing company to be – dependable, competent, tidy, and courteous. With our attentive residential and commercial plumbing services offered to home and business owners all over Chicago and the suburbs, let Capps earn your business. Our goal is to be your top choice if you have a busted or frozen pipe emergency.

Cold weather is fairly common for Illinoisans in Chicagoland during winter. Due to the bitter elements, your home’s plumbing may be at risk of succumbing to one of the particularly bitter days Illinois knows all too well. You could be stuck with frozen pipes or burst pipes which could lead to a massive amount of water damage if not fixed or replaced. If your home experiences a pipe burst, don’t delay. Call the plumbing professionals at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll take care of the repair as soon as possible to minimize any water damage and accompanying cleanup expenses.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Carol Stream

Why do pipes freeze and burst? As science has shown us, water expands as it freezes. This scientific principle applies to water inside a home’s pipes as well. If frozen water is trapped within metal pipes or even plastic pipes, there’s a tremendous exertion of pressure on the walls of the pipes. This heavy pressure is what causes the pipes to be compromised and leads to breakages. This soggy scenario adds up to a plumbing disaster for your home or business. Frozen kitchen pipes, frozen bathroom pipes, frozen sewer lines or any other frozen pipe can all burst and inundate your property with water damage and costly cleanups.

Water pipes closest to outdoor conditions are the pipes that are at the most risk of freezing. This is especially apparent when the temperatures take a dive during arctic winter blasts. The pipes that are the 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 covered with insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Leaving cabinet doors open will allow heat from other rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are located.
  • If you’re going to be away for a long amount of time, turn off the property’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.
  • Use heat tape or heat cables around pipes that could be at risk of freezing.
  • Make sure that the property’s thermostat is set to at least 55 degrees if not warmer.

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

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Carol Stream

When there’s a pipe burst, it happens shockingly fast and causes a large amount of water damage in a small amount of time. Water will stream down walls and ceilings and across floors. This soggy mess leads to expensive cleanups from water damage. The plumbing technicians at Capps Plumbing will be there quickly to thaw your frozen pipes and/or frozen replace pipes. You can rely on Capps to be prepared to help fix your plumbing emergency 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes can be replaced somewhat simply. While underground pipes are more difficult to access, Capps Plumbing utilizes their trenchless technology to repair the pipes. In some scenarios, the underground pipe may need to be removed and replaced. Our professional crew of plumbing technicians 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 bathroom pipe
  • Frozen kitchen pipe
  • Frozen sewer line
  • Frozen water pipe
  • Frozen toilet
  • Thawing frozen pipes

Frozen Pipes – What To Do

Who do you need to contact for service if there’s a frozen pipe or burst pipe in your Carol Stream Illinois home or business? Capps Plumbing, of course! Our highly-trained team of plumbers are prepared and equipped to repair frozen or burst pipes. When you call Capps Plumbing, your home’s plumbing issue will be resolved quickly and it doesn’t matter what time the emergency occurs. You can rely on us because we’re here to serve you 24/7. We will quickly analyze the problem, create a solution, calculate an upfront, fair and honest price quote for the task at hand, and perform the work for the quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises.


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