Locating Pipes and Cables

Reasons Why You Need Professional Help To Locate Frozen Pipes

If you live in an area where the weather gets so cold that your pipes sometimes freeze over, then you need to know where to get professional help to locate frozen pipes in your home. Finding which parts of your home’s plumbing system are frozen solid can be quite challenging, especially since most of them are embedded within the walls and underneath concrete floors; and if you think that it is aright to leave them as is, then you are in for a huge surprise.

What Happens When You Leave Frozen Pipes Alone?

You can actually find out if a certain section of your plumbing gets frozen if a certain tap in your home gets little to no water while the others work just fine. This means that the pipes that feed water into that specific faucet or outlet has frozen and blocked the flow of water; and if this is not remedied soon, it will result in costly damages to your house.

When the water inside the pipe freezes, it will act like a stopper or cork that prevents the water from flowing freely through the other parts of the plumbing network. But loss of water pressure is the least of your worries when you have a frozen pipe; when water freezes it will expand and cause the pipe to burst and let hundreds of gallons of water flood your home and cause a considerable amount of damage.

How Can You Find Frozen Pipes?

As said earlier, you can roughly locate frozen pipes simply by finding out which faucets in your home does not have any water when you turn them on; but finding the exact location of the frozen portion will be a bit more challenging, especially if the pipelines are buried within the walls. Fortunately, you do not have to break your walls or dig up large portions of your flooring to find that one offending pipe, you just need to hire professional locating services.

These companies can find frozen pipes with a high degree of accuracy using sophisticated listening instruments and other hi-tech devices. Frozen pipes will emit a different sound because it prevents water from flowing through, and this is what locating services are looking for. With their help, you can find where the frozen pipeline is so the damage done when exposing it will be kept at a minimum.

In Closing…

Frozen pipes are actually more destructive than what most people think; if left on its own it can cause flooding inside your home which will lead to costly repairs and restoration. So, if you notice that some of the faucets in your home suddenly lost water flow, while the others still function normally, then you better get the help of professional locating services as quickly as you can.

And, when you need help to locate frozen pipes, or even leaking ones, our company is the answer to all your needs. We have been responding to the needs of the residents of Sydney, Wollongong, New South Wales, and the other neighboring towns and suburbs, and we are proud to say that our accuracy rate is so high that only a few other companies can come close. If you want to learn more, please visit our website and leave us a message if you can; we will be more than happy to answer any of your questions.

Absolute Locating Services
38 Thorn St Pennant Hills, NSW, 2120, Australia
0425 257 142, (02) 9939 6978
andrew@absolutelocating.com.au

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