Burst Pipe Emergency

A burst pipe is one of the last things any wants to deal with.

Although it might not seem threatening, water can do some serious damage relatively quickly. So, if you find a pipe that burst, the first thing you want to do is try and shut off the main water supply to your property!

This will help to limit the impact of potential water damage.

Once the water is shut off, see if you can identify the location of the pipe failure.

Lastly, we recommend calling a plumbing professional to inspection your system, locating any other potential failure points, and properly fixing the site of the pipe burst.

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Burst Pipes In The Winter

Pipes that are located near the outer walls of your property are most at risk to freeze in the winter.

If a pipe was to freeze and burst, the damage could be costly. So, it is important you take preventative measures to mitigate the chances of a pipe freezing in the first place.

Some preventative steps you can take to keep your pipes from freezing are:

  • Insulate pipes located in the attic, crawl space, or exterior walls.
  • Seal or caulk cracks that might let cold air in.
  • Disconnect hoses from exterior hose bibs.
  • For any outdoor faucets with shut-off valves, make sure they are shut off and drained before winter sets in.
  • Make sure the thermostat is never set below 55°F.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Burst Pipes FAQs in Missoula Montana

Try to shut off your water immediately! The sooner you can shut off the main water into your property, the better chance you have to minimize potential water damage.

Burst Pipes FAQs in Missoula Montana

Pipes can burst for a variety of reasons; but, in the summer, we have found some of the common of pipe bursts are invasive tree roots, long periods of hot temperatures, and poor construction or old corroded pipes.

Burst Pipes FAQs in Missoula Montana

If you have a hose connected to an outdoor faucet, make sure to detach it from the faucet, drain it, and store it indoors for the winter. A couple extra steps you could take are to shut off the water source to any outdoor faucets (if possible). Also, you can cover outdoor faucets (hose bibs) with an insulated cover.

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