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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 Deer Park Illinois

Since our founding in 1996, Capps Plumbing has set a high standard to Deer Park home and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – dependable, capable, clean, and courteous. With excellent residential and commercial plumbing services offered to customers all over Chicago and the suburbs, let Capps show you why we should be your number one choice if you have a burst or frozen pipe emergency.

Bitterly cold winters are pretty typical for homeowners in Chicago during frigid wintertime. Your home’s plumbing may be at risk of succumbing to one of these blisteringly cold days. You may find yourself with frozen pipes or burst pipes which can leave you with massive water damage if not fixed or replaced. If your pipes burst, call the plumbing team at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get your pipes repaired immediately to help mitigate any potential water damage.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Deer Park

Why do pipes freeze and why do they burst? As science has shown us, water expands when it freezes. That principle still applies when it comes to the inside your home’s pipes. The frozen water is being contained within metal pipes or even plastic pipes and that will cause a significant amount of pressure the pipes are trying to contain. The high pressure can cause the pipes to be compromised and break resulting in a massive plumbing emergency 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 significant amount water damage and costly cleanups expenses.

Water pipes that are exposed are the most susceptible when it gets blisteringly cold out during wintertime. 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 very little 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 will be out of your house for longer than usual, turn off your home’s main water line.
  • Try to insulate pipes that are situated against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas.
  • Slightly run your home’s faucets to allow for a small drip of water to flow.
  • Apply heat tape or heat cables around pipes that are prone to freezing.
  • Do not set your thermostat to anything under 55 degrees.

The best way to prevent burst pipe emergencies is to schedule regular maintenance and servicing from the reliable, experienced plumbing professionals at Capps Plumbing.

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Deer Park

When a pipe bursts, it can happen very quickly and can cause massive water damage alarmingly fast. Water will seep down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This can mean a very costly cleanup. The professional plumbers at Capps Plumbing will be there to unthaw your frozen pipes and/or frozen replace pipes. You can trust Capps to be there for you to address your emergency plumbing issue 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 may need to be replaced as well. Our 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 sewer line
  • Frozen kitchen pipe
  • Frozen water pipe
  • Frozen bathroom pipe
  • Frozen toilet
  • Prevent frozen pipes
  • Burst pipe
  • Thawing frozen pipes

Frozen Pipes – What To Do

In the event of a frozen or burst pipe in your Deer Park Illinois home or business, who will you call for help? Capps Plumbing, of course! We are ready to repair frozen or burst pipes and can fix or replace any frozen or burst pipes with our experienced team of plumbing experts. Choose Capps Plumbing and we’ll fix your home’s plumbing issue, regardless of when the emergency happens. You can trust to be there to serve you 24/7. We’ll quickly assess the problem, give you an upfront fair and honest quote, and proceed with the work for that quoted price with no hidden fees.

 

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