Hard, mineral-filled water accelerates pipe corrosion and the potential for flooding, so your pipes and Arizona water heater need to be well maintained and repaired or replaced as needed. If your water heater is hooked up improperly, it could flood your home and cause extensive damage. If your water heater shows signs of corrosion, is leaking, makes strange buzzing noises, or just flat-out isn’t working properly, don’t hesitate to call Chas Roberts right away.
In the winter when the temperature plummets, the potential for flooding increases. When the thermometer dips below 32 degrees, the water in your pipes can freeze, causing it to expand. This increased pressure can cause your pipes to burst and flood the surrounding area. To avoid such a calamity, make sure your pipes are well insulated and cover exterior pipes with blankets or towels. Allowing an outdoor valve to drip will keep the water in the pipe moving and reduces the risk of freezing.
In the unhappy event that your home does flood, it is important to follow these steps to avoid further catastrophe:
If you find yourself in an Arizona emergency plumbing pickle and need a plumber, call Chas Roberts at 602.943.3426 for Phoenix and 520.292.6858 for Tucson. We offer 24-hour emergency service by trained and certified technicians. Don’t forget to check out our Facebook and direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org!