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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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  • 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 Highland Park Illinois

Capps Plumbing has been Highland Park’s example of what a plumbing company should be – dependable, capable, 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 your go-to if you have a burst or frozen pipe emergency.

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

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Highland Park

Why do pipes freeze or burst? As is commonly known, water expands when it freezes. That principle still applies in your home’s pipe. Whatever is holding or containing this frozen water (in this case metal pipes, or perhaps plastic pipes) will be subjected to 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 extensive water damage.

Water pipes that are exposed are the most susceptible when it gets bitterily cold during 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 minimal insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Open up any cabinet doors to let heat from the rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are by.
  • If you are going to be away for a prolonged period of time, shut off your main water line.
  • Be sure to insulate pipes that are situated against uninsulated outside walls or in unheated areas.
  • Turn on faucets lightly to allow for a small drip of water to flow.
  • Apply heat tape or heat cables around pipes that are prone to freezing.
  • Don’t keep the thermostat 55 degrees or below.

The best way to avoid burst pipe emergencies is to schedule regular maintenance and servicing from the reliable, expert plumbing technicians at Capps Plumbing.

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Highland Park

Burst pipes can cause a lot of water damage in no time. Water will quickly spill down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This costs several thousands of dollars in damage and clean-up costs. The experienced plumbers at Capps Plumbing will be here to help unthaw your frozen pipes with expert, quick repairs and/or frozen pipe replacement. You can rely on Capps to be on call 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes are 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 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 toilet
  • Frozen kitchen pipe
  • Frozen bathroom pipe
  • Prevent frozen pipes
  • Burst pipe
  • Thawing frozen pipes

Frozen Pipes – What To Do

In the event of a frozen or burst pipe in your Highland Park Illinois home or business, what do you need to do? Call Capps Plumbing, of course! We are experts at repairing frozen or burst pipes and can repair or replace any frozen or burst pipes with our team of experienced plumbing professionals. When choose Capps Plumbing, we’ll solve your home’s plumbing problem, regardless of when the emergency happens. We’re available 24/7. We’ll quickly analyze the issue, quote you a fair and honest price, and do the work for that quoted price with no hidden fees


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