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What to Do When a Pipe Bursts

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During cold winter spells, water pipes can become clogged with ice, which can lead to increased pressure and eventually cause the pipe to burst. Taking immediate action is crucial, as a burst pipe can result in damages exceeding $5,000. Follow these steps to minimize the potential damage:

Act Swiftly by Shutting off the Water Supply

If a pipe bursts, it can cause significant flooding in your home. To prevent further water flow, locate and close the main water supply valve. Additionally, keep the faucets open to drain the pipes and release any built-up pressure. Consider flushing all toilets as well.

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