3 Ways to Prevent a Burst Pipe

There are a variety of potential plumbing problems that Monroe homeowners must handle from time to time. Typically many homeowners will call a professional plumber when a plumbing problem occurs. Contacting a professional plumber is an excellent way to handle plumbing problems once the problems have already occurred. However, the best way to avoid the need to call a plumber for a problem is to prevent plumbing problems from occurring initially. This blog is all about 3 measures you can take in your home to prevent severe damage from occurring.

One of the most common types of plumbing problems involves pipes bursting. There are numerous reasons why pipes will burst. In addition there are times during the year such as the winter months that increase the chance of pipes bursting specifically because of cold weather.

Ruston PlumberResults That Can Occur From Busted Pipes

The problems that can occur related to pipes bursting are numerous. Usually the main problems that can result from pipes bursting is the potential water damage that can happen.

Depending on the amount of water and the duration of water that flows from a busted pipe, the damage can range from minor inexpensive problems to severe very expensive problems. A pipe bursting is a problem that needs to be fix because of the pipe damage, but the water damage that can result from a busted pipe is generally the main concern.

3 Ways to Prevent a Pipe Burst

The best way to prevent busted pipes is to protect the pipes. The protection of the pipes can be done in several ways that include:

1. Adding pipe insulation to protect the pipes from weather conditions such as cold temperatures. Be sure to check for air leaks around the exterior of the home that can potentially cause a busted pipe.

2. Keep your home warm to prevent freezing.

3. Prevent severe clogs from building up with our hydro-jetting services.

Be Proactive And Not Reactive

Plumbing problems are a part of homeownership. Every Monroe home will eventually have plumbing problems. However, there are ways for homeowners to reduce the likelihood of some plumbing problems by being proactive. This can be accomplished by taking preventative measures to protect home plumbing such as pipes.

One of the primary concerns of any plumbing problem is the potential for water leaks. The need to protect pipes helps to reduce the chance of a pipe burst but also this protects from a potential water leak that can result from a pipe burst.

Avoid a costly pipe burst with these key tips! Call Mark Johnson Plumbing at (318) 255-1332 for hydrojetting in your Monroe, LA home.