BURST PIPES

What is the cause & what happens when a pipe bursts?

There are a number of reasons as to why pipes bursts, ranging from.

●       Corrosion

●       Fatigue due to age of the asset

●       Expansion due to movement from concrete or tree roots

●       Electrolysis due to incompatible metals

●       Damage due to impact

When a pipe bursts the water should be isolated at the water meter or any downstream isolation valves, if available to prevent further damage to the property.

How can we help?

Longbeach Plumbing has the acquired over 40 years of knowledge on the best ways to repair your valuable plumbing assets and has the right tools to assist you in locating the burst pipe and repairing or replacing the pipes within your home in a cost-effective way causing minimal damage.