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Causes for Plumbing Issues

6/8/2018 (Permalink)

Pipe's Causing Water Damage

Your plumbing system is an intricate part of your home or business. With pipes and faucets that carry water and remove waste. Here are some some of the common causes of a pipe burst

  • Clogs - When there are clogs in the pipes, water pressure can build inside, causing the pipe burst open.
  • Homeowner Damage - Property owners might cause accidental damage to piping when renovating their home or business.

  • Extreme Weather - When the temperatures drop below freezing levels, the cold water left in pipes can freeze and expand, causing pipe to bursts.

  • Tree Roots - Tree roots are naturally drawn to moist soil. If piping is set too close to a tree, the roots may grow towards the pipes and eventually break through them.This can be a headache when dealing with this situation. 

  • Improper Installation - If pipes are not properly installed in the beginning, it can lead to future problems, including pipe's malfunctioning/breaking.

In this situation you will need immediate help to extract the water and contents effected as quickly as possible to minimize damage to your property and belongings.

SERVPRO of Carson/West Carson is just a phone call away to help make it "Like it never even happened." Our highly trained crew will jump into action and get you back in a happy mood. (310)637-7701

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