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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
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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 Long Grove Illinois

Capps Plumbing sets a high bar to Long Grove home and business owners of what a plumbing company should be – reliable, capable, clean, and courteous – since we started up in 1996. With superior residential and commercial plumbing services offered to customers all over Chicago and the suburbs, Capps is the top choice if you have a burst or frozen pipe issue.

Frigid winters are the norm for homeowners in Chicago during the bitter winter months. Your home’s plumbing could fall casualty on one of these blisteringly cold days. You may find yourself with frozen pipes or burst pipes which can cause massive damage if not attended to or replaced. If your pipes burst, call the professionals at Capps Plumbing 24/7 and we’ll get your pipes repaired as soon as possible and help avoid the damage.

Emergency Frozen Water Pipe Burst Service Long Grove

Why do pipes freeze and why do they burst? As science has proven, water expands when it freezes. That principle still applies when it comes to your home’s pipes. Whatever is holding or containing this frozen water (in this case metal pipes, or even plastic pipes) will be under a significant amount of pressure and they can eventually be compromised and break. This results in massive plumbing problems 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 substantial water damage and substantial costs to clean up the mess.

Water pipes that are exposed are the most susceptible when it gets frigidly cold out over 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 that don’t have a lot of insulation.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

  • Open your home’s cabinet doors to let heat from the rooms enter areas where uninsulated pipes are located.
  • If you are going away for a longer amount time than ordinarily, turn off your home’s main water line.
  • Try to insulate pipes that are situated 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.
  • Do not set the home’s thermostat below 55 degrees.

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

Frozen Pipe Repair Services Long Grove

When a pipe burst occurs, they can cause substantial water damage very quickly. Water will seep down walls and ceilings and across floors after a pipe freezes and bursts. This can result in significant cleanup expenses. The professional plumbers at Capps Plumbing will be there to help unthaw your frozen pipes with expertly performed repairs and/or frozen pipe replacement. You can rely on Capps to be ready to handle to your emergency plumbing issue 24 hours a day.

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

  • Frozen sewer line
  • Frozen water pipe
  • 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 Long Grove Illinois home or business, do you know who to call? Capps Plumbing, of course! We are specially trained to repair frozen or burst pipes and can fix or replace any frozen or burst pipes with our crew of experienced plumbing professionals. Choose Capps Plumbing and we’ll fix your home’s plumbing emergency, regardless of when the emergency occurs. We’ll be there to serve you 24/7. We’ll quickly diagnose the problem, give you with a fair and honest quote upfront, and proceed with the work for that quoted price with no hidden fees or surprises.


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