Rockland County Burst Pipe / Frozen Pipe Repair specialists
Prestige Plumbing & Heating is equipped to handle all your pipe repair needs in Rockland County. Burst pipes can usually happen without warning, for several reasons. In your home water pipes are under continues pressure, sometimes the pressure can lead to a rupture in the pipe wall called a (“burst pipe”). If you experience a burst pipe don’t try to repair it yourself!
Prevent Burst Pipes in New York
You can prevent a burst by:
A burst pipe can cause thousands of dollars of damage to your home!
Attached Garden Hoses are A Recipe for Disaster
- Open the faucet a little and let it trickle. The dripping water will prevent the water in the pipe from freezing.
- Open kitchen cabinets and let room air circulate.
- Insulate pipes with foam insulation wrap, especially those in your basement and crawlspace.
- Keep your home heated during the winter months even if you will not be home.
- Remove the garden hose you have attached to your hose bib (outside faucet).
- You should also have water shut off valve inside your home (sill cock) that only turns the water off to the outside. It is usually located near the outside faucet.
Frozen Pipes in Rockland County
Frozen pipes are a serious problem during the winter months. Water Pipes cannot bear pressure over 2,000 lbs per square inch. When water freezes inside a pipe it has no place to expand causing the pipe burst.
Never use a torch to try and thaw a pipe.
Signs of a Frozen Pipe
If you have a frozen pipe you will notice that when you turn on your faucet water will not come out!
- Keep the faucet open and Shut off the faucet locally.
- If you do not have a local shut off you will need to shut off the main water supply to your home.
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