A burst water pipe can be either a quick fix or require extensive work to either repair or replace. A complete replacement generally occurs because the pipes are old or corroded, but even newer home builds may need a replacement if they become damaged beyond repair.
When a water pipe bursts or breaks, it can do a lot of damage, not just to your household possessions, but to the foundations of your house. To make matters worse, if the pipe bursts when you are away on holiday, chances are the issue won’t be discovered until you get back, meaning not only do you have to fork out money for the damages, you also will have one hefty water bill.
A burst water pipe can be caused by numerous things, but most commonly by:
At S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting, our expert plumbers have over 20 years experience repairing and replacing burst water pipes, ensuring that if you have an issue, you are getting the best service in Brisbane. We have the equipment and the know-how to fix most problems, getting your life back to normal quicker.
If a water pipe does burst, ensure you: