Previously we’ve talked about the importance of being aware and spotting the signs of possible leaks in your property. However, you might also want to know what can cause pipes to burst. A burst pipe is not only a huge inconvenience, it can be a very costly problem – depending on where the burst occurs and how extensive the damage is. Sometimes there may not even be warning signs and the sudden burst could come as a nasty shock!
So why do pipes burst – for no apparent reason?
Most of the time, there is actually an underlying cause, but due to the sudden nature of bursts, people tend to think pipes burst for no apparent reason. This is why it’s important to know the causes and how you can prevent them.