Things to do when your pipe bursts
First, dont't panic. It might make things even worse.
Even if it’s better to think bad things won’t happen to you, sometimes is good to prepare yourself for unpleasant situations, such as pipes bursting. Why they burst?
There are several things you can do while waiting for plumber. First, even if it seems obvious, don’t panic. It might make things even worse. Take a deep breath and start think wise and rational. What can you do to make things less disastrous?
Find internal stop/shut off valve – No matter where the pipe is located, it is very important that you find valve to stop water flow. It will prevent further water running and, of course, damages. There are usually separated valves for different house parts, but, if it’s necessary, use stop valve that covers entire house. It is useful to inform yourself and household members about where is valve located, before accident happens.
Call a trusted plumber – Pipe burst is one of the problems you can’t solve on you own. Call a trusted plumber. Learn why hire a local tradie. With Tradies Quotes you can find local trusted plumber just in few steps. Tell us what needs to be done and wait for up to 7 quotes sent on your email. It is fast, free and easy.
Clean up – Cleaning the space is not always just cleaning the water left over from the leak, especially if the water was flowing for longer time. Hire professionals with special pumps and dehumidifiers to remove the extra moisture from the air. Find them on Tradies Quotes in just 3 simple steps.
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