Insta-Pipe Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Repair’

How to Limit the Damage when a Pipe Ruptures

Monday, July 31st, 2017

pipe-ruptureOf all the various pipe problems that can afflict your home, the pipe rupture is one of the most serious. Essentially a large leak, a pipe rupture has the potential to cause an immense amount of water damage in a very short amount of time. The first sign that most people notice that they have a pipe rupture somewhere in their home is flooding or a significant drop in water pressure. If you notice a pipe rupture, don’t panic. If you act quickly, you can at least limit the damage a bit while you’re waiting for a pipe technician to arrive.

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Signs You Have a Pipe Leak

Monday, June 19th, 2017

flooded-interiorIt can be difficult to know when your pipe system is experiencing issues, especially since so much of the average system is hidden from view. This is especially problematic for leaks, which often don’t display easily detectable warning symptoms. This can be quite a problem, as undetected pipe leaks will often cause all kinds of water damage if they are left alone. If you know what to look for, though, you can possibly identify leaks in your pipe system before they cause too much damage. Have a look at the following signs that you have a leak.

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