As far as we know, Buried Pipeline that have burst can cause extensive water damage to a home or business, furniture, priceless possessions, and some important documents all can be destroyed in a flood. Besides, the water damage can lead to mold and mildew problems as well.
In general, there are eight factors that will cause the break of pipes. See as follows:
Frozen pipes: If the temperature falls below the freezing point, there is a risk your pipes could freeze. Frozen pipes will crack and then burst spilling large amounts of water all over the floor.
Corrosion: If you have old pipes that are corroding, there is a risk that pipe will crack and then burst. Usually, corrosion can be caused by soil and water that corrodes the exterior metal and eventually works its way into the pipe leaving it weakened.
Aging water pipes: As water pipes age, their strength and durability are diminished. They become more brittle and more prone to fractures. In general, the order the pipes, the higher the likelihood they will break.
Physical damage: If one is having construction work or renovations done in the home or on the property, and a water pipe is accidentally hit by a piece of equipment or tool. There is a chance the pipe could break open.
Too much pressure in pipes: If your water pump is not functioning properly which leads to build of pressure within the water pipes, it could cause the pipes to rupture and break.
Improperly installed water pipes: If pipes are not installed properly, the result could be a break in the pipe. Professionals will make sure the pipes are correctly installed and the joints are tight and sealed properly.
Poor quality pipes: If you install pipes that are of a poor quality, there is a good chance that over time, they will breakdown and burst. A defective product will also result in pipe breaking.
Long term crack: If there is a small crack in the pipe that is leaking over a long period, it will eventually expand due to water, pressure, and corrosion. The water in the pipe will eventually break through the crack resulting in a burst pipe.
Yo know, flooding caused by water pipe damage can be a very stressful and messy experience. Not only can it involve a great deal of expense, but you could lose valuable family keepsakes. However, taking the proper precautions and calling a professional in the event of pipe damage will make repair, clean up, and restoration, much easier and less stressful.