Burst Pipe Leaky Pipe Plumber in Pape Village

At Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc, we understand the importance of providing emergency plumbing services for residential and commercial customers. Our experienced team of plumbers are dedicated to making sure your plumbing needs are met quickly and efficiently, with same day service available in many cases.

Our Burst Pipe Leaky Pipe Plumber in Pape Village will respond quickly to address any problems you may have with burst pipes or leaky pipes. No matter what the issue is, our qualified technicians have the knowledge, experience and tools necessary to solve it.

Don’t wait until it’s too late – call us today for all of your plumbing needs! Call a plumber in Pape Village today for fast, reliable service – we guarantee satisfaction!

Things You Should Do When You Find a Burst Pipe

Finding a burst pipe can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. But don’t worry, Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc. is here to help! Here are  things you should do when you find a burst pipe in your home:

  1. Turn off the water main – The first and most important step is to turn off the water main as soon as possible.
  2. Locate the source of the leak – If possible, try to locate where exactly the leak is coming from so that it can be addressed quickly.
  3. Shut off any running faucets or appliances – Make sure to shut off all faucets or appliances that may be connected to the water system before attempting any repairs.
  4. Call us for emergency plumber – Sameday plumbing services are available in Pape Village, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help with a burst pipe.
  5. Open windows and doors – To reduce the risk of damage from water, open any nearby windows or doors to help with ventilation and drying.
  6. Unplug electrical devices from outlets – Make sure to unplug any electrical devices located near the pipe to avoid electrocution hazards.
  7. Clean up excess water – Once you’ve shut off the water main, use towels and buckets to clean up any standing water that may have accumulated around the area of the leak.
  8. Place containers under the leak – Place containers or buckets under the area of the leak to help capture any remaining water.
  9. Inspect walls and ceilings for damage – Look out for signs of damage to walls, ceilings or floors caused by the leaking pipe.
  10. Turn off your hot water heater – If necessary, turn off your hot water heater to avoid further damage from overheating.
  11. Move furniture away from affected areas – To prevent further damage, move any furniture away from the affected area of the burst pipe as soon as possible.
  12. Check all exposed pipes for damage – Once you’ve shut off the main valve, check all exposed pipes in your home for signs of leakage or other potential problems.
  13. Open all faucets after repairs have been made – Once repairs have been made, turn on the main valve and open all faucets in your home to ensure that everything is working properly.
  14. Have your pipes professionally inspected – Finally, consider having your plumbing system professionally inspected to identify any potential problems before they become major issues. Same-day emergency plumbing services are available in Pape Village so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

How To Emergency Repair Leaky Pipe

Leaky pipe joints can be a major nuisance, causing water damage and potentially costing you a lot of money in repairs. But don’t worry – with the right tools and a little knowledge, it’s possible to repair leaky pipe joints quickly and easily. Here are some steps for emergency repairing leaky pipe joints:

1. Turn off the water main – The first step is to turn off the main water supply, which should be located near your water meter or outdoor faucet.

2. Unscrew fittings – Using an adjustable wrench or pliers, loosen any compression fittings that may have been used to join two sections of pipe together. If there are no compression fittings, you may need to cut the pipes at the leaky joint.

3. Clean pipe surfaces – Next, use steel wool or sandpaper to carefully clean any debris from the pipe surfaces around the joint.

4. Apply primer and cement – Once the area is clean, apply a primer that’s compatible with your type of pipe, followed by solvent-based cement.

5. Wrap tape around joint – Before reassembling the pieces of pipe together, wrap a few layers of Teflon tape around the threads to create an airtight seal. Make sure not to wrap too tightly as this can cause damage to the pipe itself.

6. Reattach fittings – Using an adjustable wrench or plumbers tape, reattach the compression fittings or pipes together in order to seal the joint.

7. Turn on water main – Finally, turn on the main water supply again and check for any signs of leakage around the pipe joint. If everything looks good, you’re all set! Sameday plumbing emergency services are available near Pape Village so if further assistance is needed don’t hesitate to contact us today! We hope these tips have been helpful for emergency repair of leaky pipe joints. Be sure to follow all safety procedures when performing any type of plumbing repair work.

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Philip V. Ray
Philip V. Ray
Folks, if you're finding yourself in a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) plumbing situation and make a mistake, don't despair. Don't stress yourself out like I had done =0)) And actually it's not even funny! I thought to myself: "That's it! The faucet and sink would be out of service for days now!" I was driving myself bananas! Call your plumber or a reputable plumbing shop like Preferred Plumbing. At least, to diagnose the issue properly. Nowadays, things can be rectified a lot easier and quicker than you'd think... I've just had my P-trap pipes repaired under the bathroom sink (in a condo) — with Preferred Plumbing. What an admirable team there: from the Main office intake (Maggie) all the way to the owner Raphie himself! ...with Daniel T. being the initial consultant, Dominic Z. the star Tech who fixed it all for me and Josh the Assistant with a friendly beard on the team. The thing which was giving me grief was the P-trap pipe portion that had been 'bloody' soldered to the the main pipe from the building (coming from behind the wall)! Obviously, the kind of thing you don't usually have the tools for as an average Joe. How I got to that point? Don't ask, ok? Just don't ask. I'd already broken an edge of that P-trap portion that's attached to the main pipe from the building (by trying to tighten it up a notch, seeing that it was still leaking). In short, I needed an emergency repair to replace the entire P-trap pipe as a result. My mind was racing with all sorts of scenarios: what if the repair is too complex and unaffordable, what if it takes days to fix — because of some permit, property management involvement or the tool required? But guess what... I called up the shop and found it wasn't as scary as the situation first presented itself. The entire team Preferred Plumbing Solutions worked like special ops: they had all the tools, were ready to rock, on time and put all the options on the table upfront. No surprises. No delays. Needless to say, I'm so relieved it's done. Phew! Good job, team! Appreciate your coming to help me out on the same day.
Andrew Gartha
Andrew Gartha
To start they were to be my house on a Wednesday Feb 1 2023 at 9:00am and 5 minutes to 9:00 the person from Preferred calls me on my cell to say they are running a few minutes late and apologized.The person said he would be happy to bring me a coffee. Who does that - a thoughtful gesture.They arrived at 9:05 am and promptly assessed what needed to be done to fix a broken kitchen faucet.They gave me 3 options at 3 price points and I choose one. The work was done quickly, promptly and on budget - 3 out of 3. The plumbing technicians were courteous, polite and efficient - again, 3 out of 3. Can't say enough positive things about the people and this company. Also my front door lock was loose and one of the technicians had a screwdriver and decided on his own volition to tighten the screws and now the door lock works much better. They will be the first plumbing company I call when and if I have any other plumbing issues in my house. This is a legit review. Andrew
Celeste Frenette
Celeste Frenette
Raphie was incredibly professional and kind. I've never had a better experience with a service company of any kind. I would absolutely call Preferred Plumbing Solutions again if I encounter future problems and I highly recommend them. The attention to detail, thoroughness and above and beyond service was refreshing. Raphie even cleaned up after and cleared all the garbage for me, which no one has ever done. The details matter and say a lot about the way any business genuinely cares for it's customers. Thanks Raphie!
Bina Cole
Bina Cole
The service amazing. Punctual. Professional. Fixed the problem. At this sensitive time of covid 19. I was asked if I was comfortable with their covid 19 precautions which I was because I saw how careful they were. Gloves masks protective footwear coverings as well as sensitized and wipes. They left my home sanitized clean and soled my problem. Thank you preferred plumbing
Reva Arieli
Reva Arieli
Preferred plumbing went above and beyond to explain their services and help with our master bathroom. Even after the service is done, they offered to call my insurance to support my case for draining issues needing to be fixed. I’m so impressed with their customer service, even as a follow up once the service was paid and completed!
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Steve Spaceboy
Prompt, professional service. You guys should be proud of the way you run your business. Many thanks to Meggie, Raffi, Daniel and Mario. Happy New Year to all of you.
Anna DeBartolo
Anna DeBartolo
I want to thank Raphie for his amazing service, he understood my sense of urgency, so professional, gave me quote with options and did the work the same day. A pleasure to work with, very clean, so helpful, I recommend Preferred Plumbing to everyone!😊
Avivah Forer
Avivah Forer
As always, I could rely on Preferred Plumbing to arrive exactly when they said they would. The service guy was so pleasant and accommodating. He explained everything to me clearly and patiently before beginning the repairs, and made sure I was ok with what needed to be done. I’m always amazed at how clean my bathroom is after these service guys leave. Everything is done with such courtesy and respect for the home owner. It was a positive experience from beginning to end. And of course the work is always done to perfection with such attention to detail.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer emergency services?

Yes, we offer emergency plumbing services and same day services. If you have an emergency plumbing situation, please call us.

How can weather cause a pipe to burst?
Generally, the rule of thumb is that when it’s cold, it contracts and when it’s warm, it expands. Not so with frozen pipes, as the ice buildup causes increased pressure inside your pipes, causing it to literally burst out of the pipe.

All that added pressure can sometimes cause the pipes to explode as it cannot contain the ice buildup in your plumbing system. Oftentimes, the pressure will build and burst right out of the pipe wall or a weak joint in the plumbing system.

How do I add hot water to my outdoor shower?
In order to have hot water outside, the shower needs to connect to the hot water system in the house.
Our plumbers are trained and experienced to do this. Once the connection to the hot water system is made, the outside shower will have both hot and cold water.
What is the difference between hard and soft water?
Here at Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc., one of the most common questions we receive is about the differences between hard and soft water. Hard water contains minerals like calcium and magnesium, which can cause scale to build up in pipes and appliances over time. Soft water on the other hand, is free of those minerals, allowing soap to lather better and providing a gentler touch.

In addition, soft water can assist with reducing soap scum in sinks and showers while helping reverse some of the damage caused by hard water. Ultimately, the key difference between hard and soft water has to do with those mineral levels and their effects on plumbing systems.

What are some common causes of leaks at the base of toilets?
Leaking at the base of toilets can be caused by a variety of factors. The most likely cause is a worn or cracked wax ring, which seals the toilet to the floor and prevents leaking. Other causes include loose or corroded bolts that attach the toilet to the floor, a faulty flange, an improperly installed water supply line, or a damaged shut-off valve.

To fix a leak at the base of your toilet, you should first identify the source of the leak and then take action to address it. If you suspect that a worn or cracked wax ring is causing the issue, replacing it can often be done with relative ease.

Will a toilet leak at the base if the wax seal is bad?
Yes, a wax seal is a very common cause of a toilet leaking at the base. When the wax seal is bad, it can allow water to leak out of the base of the toilet.
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