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3 Ways to Prevent a Burst Pipe

Results That Can Occur From Busted Pipes

3 Ways to Prevent a Pipe Burst

Be Proactive And Not Reactive

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.

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.

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.

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) 257-6167
for hydrojetting in your Monroe, LA home.