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What Should I Do if My Water Pipes Burst?

December 30, 2020

Every winter in Saginaw, MI and the surrounding areas, frozen pipes are a possibility. Winters are severe, and sometimes even the best precautions fail to stop broken pipes. When this occurs, it’s an emergency situation requiring fast action, so your home doesn’t face further damage. Here are six steps to take when water pipes burst: Start disconnecting: Turn off your water main and all electricity. Electrocution is a high risk when pipes burst and homes flood. If water blocks your access to the breaker box, do not risk it. Find the main shutoff outside your home or call an electrician.... View Article

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