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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
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  • 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 Glenview Illinois

Capps Plumbing has been Glenview’s model for what a plumbing company should be – reliable, knowledgeable, clean, and professional – since our founding in 1996. With quality residential and commercial plumbing services offered to customers all over Chicago and the suburbs, Capps is who you need to call if you have a burst or frozen pipe emergency.

Cold winters are pretty typical for those in Chicago during the winter months. Your home’s plumbing may be a casualty of these bitter cold days. You may find yourself with frozen pipes or burst pipes which will cause extensive damage if not quickly repaired or replaced. If your pipes burst, call the experienced, trustworthy team at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get your pipes repaired and mitigate the damage as soon as possible.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Glenview

Why do pipes freeze or burst? As science has taught us, water expands when it freezes.  Because of this principle, whatever is holding or containing this frozen water (in this case metal pipes, or perhaps plastic pipes) undergo an extreme amount of pressure and they may break, resulting in major plumbing problems for your home or business. Frozen kitchen pipes, frozen bathroom pipes, frozen sewer lines or any other frozen pipe can burst and cause massive water damage.

Water pipes that are exposed are the most susceptible when it gets very cold in the winter. These include areas such as 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

  • Open cabinet doors to let heat from the rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are by.
  • If you are going out of town for an extended period of time, turn off your main water line.
  • Be sure to insulate pipes that are situated against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas.
  • Turn on faucets slightly to allow a small drip of water to flow overnight.
  • Apply heat tape or heat cables around pipes that are prone to freezing.
  • Don’t set the thermostat in your home or business to under 55 degrees.

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

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Glenview

Burst pipes can cause huge amounts of damage very quickly. Water will quickly move down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This costs thousands of dollars in damage and clean-up costs. The experienced plumbing team at Capps Plumbing will be here to help unthaw your frozen pipes with quality, fast repairs and/or frozen pipe replacement. You can count on Capps being available 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes are easily be replaced. Underground pipes can be repaired by Capps Plumbing using trenchless technology. In some cases, the underground pipe may require replacement as well. Our plumbing professionals will remove drywall from any areas in which the burst pipe occurs in walls or ceilings.  At Capps Plumbing, we offer services for the following:

  • Frozen water pipe
  • Frozen sewer line
  • Frozen bathroom pipe
  • Frozen kitchen 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 Glenview Illinois home or business, what should you do? Call Capps Plumbing, of course! We are experts at repairing frozen or burst pipes and can fix or replace any frozen or burst pipes with our team of expert plumbing professionals. When you choose the Capps Plumbing team of experienced plumbers, we’ll resolve the problem, regardless of when the emergency occurs as we’re on call 24/7. We’ll quickly assess the issue, quote you a price, and do the work for that quoted price with no hidden fees


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