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Protect your Horry County Home from Breached Pipes

1/6/2020 (Permalink)

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Happy New Year! We at SERVPRO would like to start of the year with helpful household tips.

According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), a breach in pipes can cost up to $5,000 or more in damage expenses. Pipe insulation, which you can install yourself around any exposed copper or PVC water pipe, costs as little as 50 cents per linear foot.

Places to Inspect

  •  Use it under sinks,
  •  Attics
  • crawl spaces
  • pipes along exterior wall

Signs of Breached Pipes 

  • Wet spots in yard 
  • Slow draining and clogs throughout your home 
  • Foul sewer odors from your yard  

Make sure you know where your home’s water main shut off valve is as a precaution. this shut off valve is usually located outside the house. 

If you do experience a water damage because of a pipe burst call SERVPRO right away! 843-504-3334

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