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Is A Burst Pipe Covered By Insurance?

Dealing with a busted pipe can be both inconvenient and costly. When a pipe bursts, it can cause severe water damage to your home, leaving you with an expensive bill. There’s no doubt that busted pipes can create financial headaches for both residents and homeowners. This is why it’s smart to invest in home insurance, which can help cover faulty water lines and water damage.

Know Your Insurance

Not all insurance plans are created equal, which is why you should know the level of coverage your insurance provides. There are many different types of busted pipes, some of which might result in just small leaks. Others can result in flooded rooms and extensive water damage to the internal structure of your home equaling a hefty cost. It can even affect the electrical wiring in your home and create more problems than the ones associated with just your plumbing system. For example, water damage can create an environment in which mold and mildew can grow in which are hazardous to the safety and health of you and your family. Because of this, your insurance plan may only cover part of the damages caused by birth cert pipe. Be sure to understand the level of coverage that your plan provides and communicate with your insurance provider so know how much you can expect to pay.

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Take Preventative Steps

The following is a list of actions you can take to help prevent your pipes from bursting and better prepare yourself and the case that they do:

  • Have a licensed contractor examine your plumbing system for any damage or potential threats
  • Install upgraded insulation
  • Invest in emergency pressure release valves
  • If you suspect a leak or notice any water escaping your pipes, immediately turn off the water supply to better address the issues

Call in the Plumbing Professionals

If you are are having issues with a leaking pipe and are worried about the damages a leak may cause, then it’s time to call a plumbing company you can trust. Our experienced and certified plumbers will come to your home, examine your plumbing system, and help fix the problem quickly and effectively. Available to you 24/7, call your friends at ACE Home Services today at (602) 943-2000!