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Frozen Pipe Repair in Omaha

Fixing Frozen Pipes in Your Home

Frozen pipes can be one of the biggest hassles Omaha homeowners have to deal with during the winter months. Not only can burst frozen pipes seriously screw up your home, they can be a dangerous hazard if left unattended. At American Rooter Plumbing, our fully licensed, bonded, and insured property maintenance professionals have the skills and experience to protect your home from frozen pipes this winter.

Don’t let dangerous frozen pipes turn into a costly and time-consuming problem. Contact American Rooter Plumbing at (402) 298-5414 before it’s too late.

Warning Signs of Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes are not only an issue because they cut off your water supply. When water freezes in a pipe, pressure is created between the jammed faucet and the water, causing build up to the point of the pipe exploding.

Worried that your pipes may be frozen? Dealing with frozen water pipes before they burst and cause serious damage to your property can save a lot of money in the long-run. At American Rooter Plumbing, we want to make sure you catch the problem before it becomes any worse.

Signs of Frozen Pipes Include:

  • Extremely cold temperatures
  • Strange smells coming from the faucet or drain
  • No water or barely any water coming out of the pipes
  • Frost on the pipes
  • Slower water flow

What to Do About Frozen Pipes

Even a tiny crack in your pipe can cause it to burst. If you believe you have frozen pipes, you should turn off the water main leading to your home to reduce pressure, and cut off electricity to the part of your home where you believe water damage may occur. If the pipes are visible, you may be able to use a hair dryer to thaw some of the blockage. To prevent damage from happening, there are several measures you can take.

Tips for Avoiding Frozen Pipes:

  • Make sure water supply valves and drains are turned off during the winter
  • Open cabinet and sink doors to allow heat to circulate
  • Insulate pipes with heat tape in unheated areas
  • Keep your house temperature at 55 degrees or higher at all times

Call a Plumber at the First Sign of Frozen Pipes

Calling a plumber to thaw your frozen pipes as soon as you suspect a blockage is the safest way to deal with the problem. The cost of this may vary, depending on where the pipes are located. If the pipes are easily accessible, such as under a sink or in a closet, the cost and time of the repair may be lower. If the blockage is buried somewhere, such as in the wall or under the floors, the expense is likely going to be higher. Frozen pipes that burst or explode under pressure may result in a flooding issue, meaning you could have thousands of dollars of damage on your hands. Luckily, with the help of American Rooter Plumbing, there’s no reason for things to go that far. We have an A+ Better Business Bureau rating, and with over 20 yeas of experience and thousands of jobs under our belt, you can trust us to handle your frozen pipes this winter.

To discuss keeping your frozen pipes from bursting this winter, call us at (402) 298-5414 or contact us online.

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    “Bradd came out to replace my sump pump during a very rainy week. He was very efficient in letting me know what else I needed around the house to help my plumbing needs. I am a very grateful homeowner to have someone like Bradd helping me out!”

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