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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 Kenilworth Illinois

Capps Plumbing has been a prime example to Kenilworth home and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – dependable, knowledgeable, clean, and courteous – since we started up in 1996. With excellent residential and commercial plumbing services offered to customers all over Chicago and the suburbs, Capps is your choice if you have a burst or frozen pipe problem.

Cold winters are typical for residents in Chicago during the chilly winter months. Your home’s plumbing could become a casualty of these frigidly cold days. You may find yourself with frozen pipes or burst pipes which can cause extensive damage if not properly thawed or replaced. If your pipes burst, call the team at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get your pipes repaired and help avoid the damage as soon as possible.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Kenilworth

How do pipes freeze and why do they burst? As science proves, water expands when it freezes. That principle still holds true when it comes to your home’s pipes. Whatever is holding or containing this frozen water (in this case metal pipes, or perhaps plastic pipes) will be subjected to a significant amount of pressure and they can eventually give in and break. This results 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 burden you with substantial water damage and associated cleanup costs.

Water pipes that are exposed are the most susceptible when it gets bitterly cold outside during wintertime. 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 a small amount of insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Open any cabinet doors to let heat from the rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are near.
  • If you are going to be away for a long period of time, turn off your home’s main water line.
  • Do your best to insulate pipes that are located 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.
  • Avoid setting the thermostat below 55 degrees.

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

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Kenilworth

Burst pipes can cause massive water damage in no time. Water will rapidly seep down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This adds up to significant cleanup costs. The expert plumbers at Capps Plumbing will be here to help unthaw your frozen pipes with professional, fast repairs and/or frozen pipe replacement. You can count on Capps to be ready to respond to your plumbing emergency 24 hours a day.

Interior burst pipes can be easily 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 technicians 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 water pipe
  • Frozen sewer line
  • Frozen kitchen 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 Kenilworth Illinois home or business, know who to 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. Choose Capps Plumbing and we’ll resolve your home’s plumbing problems, no matter when the emergency occurs. We’re ready to serve you 24/7. We’ll quickly address the problem, provide you with a fair and honest quote, and proceed with the work for that quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises. 


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