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For more than 20 years and going strong, Capps Plumbing and Sewer has been serving Northern and Northwest Illinois and the surrounding communities! Our team of experienced plumbing professionals have the skills and dependability you can trust when your home's plumbing needs repair. At Capps, we are the top choice for homeowners and businesses because our plumbers are continually trained on the newest and most efficient techniques to make sure your plumbing is working optimally. We know that when there's a plumbing issue, you need to have the problem fixed right away or risk further damage, inconvenience and costs. That is why we will be at your door promptly and address your home's plumbing problem quickly, safely, and you can count on us to do the job right the first time. When you choose the professionalism of Capps you are choosing:

  • Expert and Knowledgeable Advice For All Plumbing Systems
  • A+ Rated Business With the BBB
  • 4.5 Star Reviewed Business on Google
  • 4.5 Star Reviews on Facebook
  • Family Owned and Operated

It all boils down to this, Capps Plumbing and Sewer is the top choice for plumbing repair, plumbing installation, and plumbing service.  If you need our help repairing your home's plumbing, please call us today or fill out the form to the right and we will respond to you right away.

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Frozen Pipe Repair & Thawing Deerfield Illinois

Since our business started in 1996, Capps Plumbing has set the bar high to Deerfield home and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – reliable, knowledgeable, clean, and courteous. With superior residential and commercial plumbing services offered to customers all over Chicago and the suburbs, make Capps your number one choice if you have a burst or frozen pipe emergency.

Cold winters are pretty normal for homeowners in Chicago during the frigid winter months. Your home’s plumbing may be at risk for succombing to one of these bitterly cold days. You may find yourself with frozen pipes or burst pipes which may cause massive water damage if not repaired or replaced. If your pipes burst, call the plumbing crew at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get your pipes repaired immediately and help mitigate any potential water damage.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Deerfield

Why do pipes freeze and what causes them to burst? As science has taught us, water expands when it freezes. That principle still holds true 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 forced to hold. The high pressure can cause the pipes to be compromised and break resulting in an extensive plumbing problem 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 massive amount water damage and significant cleanups expenses.

Water pipes that are exposed are the most susceptible when it gets bitterly cold outside during winter. Some of these areas 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 in the way of insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Open the cabinet doors to let heat from the rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are located.
  • If you will be out of your house for an extended period of time, turn off your home’s main water line.
  • Try to insulate pipes that are located against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas.
  • Turn on 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.
  • Keep your thermostat above 55 degrees.

The best way to prevent burst pipe emergencies is to schedule regular maintenance and servicing from the dependable, highly-trained plumbing professionals at Capps Plumbing.

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Deerfield

When a pipe bursts, it happens very quickly and can cause massive water damage very rapidly. Water will spill down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This can add up to 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 rely on Capps to be there for you to assess your emergency plumbing 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 require replacement as well. Our plumbing experts 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 bathroom pipe
  • Frozen water 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 Deerfield Illinois home or business, know who you need to call. Capps Plumbing, of course! We are prepared to fix frozen or burst pipes and can repair or replace any frozen or burst pipes with our crew of plumbing experts. Choose Capps Plumbing and we’ll repair your home’s plumbing problem, no matter when the emergency occurs. You can rely on us to be there to serve you 24/7. We’ll quickly diagnose the problem, provide you with an upfront fair and honest quote, and proceed with the work for that quoted price with no hidden fees.

 

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