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BROKEN WATER PIPES Brisbane

S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting has years of experience in the plumbing industry, including repairing and replacing broken water pipes.

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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:

 

  • Damaged Joints or Plumbing Connections – These are the most common issue, especially with older houses. A damaged joint or plumbing connection does not need much for it to break and create a bigger problem.
  • Home Renovations – Doing some home renovations is an Australian tradition, but it comes with quite a few headaches if not done by a professional (sometimes even when it is done by one). Digging in the yard and clipping a pipe will set you back more than you bargained for.
  • Extreme Temperatures – Extreme temperatures tend to cause expanding and contracting of the surrounding ground, making it easy for a corroded pipe to shift and split.
  • Water Hammering – this is when you can hear a hammering noise when turning off a tap too quickly, again, making older pipes susceptible to bursting.

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24 Hour Emergency Plumbing Brisbane

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:

  1. Locate the water mains turn off or shut off valve.
  2. Turn off the mains valve to stop the flooding the water will cause.
  3. Call one of our experienced plumbers who can come out 24 hours a day and fix the issue.

Don’t be overwhelmed by issues that our expert plumbers can fix. Contact us on 1300 600 508 and we can be there as soon as possible.