Split Pipes

Burst or split pipes are one of the most common plumbing problems in homes. There are many factors that could contribute to a burst pipe and one of the main reasons is freezing weather conditions and due to Canberra’s cold winters, split pipes are a common occurrence.

Blueline Plumbing & Gas are experienced in locating and repairing split or burst pipes. The expert plumbers have an extensive knowledge and years of experience in repairing and replacing pipelines. Each of our experts are fully stocked with the best and latest tools, parts and equipment to fix your burst or split pipes right away!

Pipelines have a greater risk of bursting or splitting if they are not installed correctly, although there are many other reasons that you may be experiencing a leak from a water pipe. A poorly welded joint, excessively high water pressure, large tree roots, concrete or rocks that are obscuring the pipeline and even the level of pH in the soil can all result in a burst pipe. The plumbing experts from Blueline Plumbing & Gas are experienced in locating and repairing these hard to find leaks through the use of a large range of specialist locating equipment.

As a bust or split pipe may not always be obvious, there are many signs that you may be experiencing a burst pipeline. If you have noticed a significant increase in the cost of your water bill, are experiencing lower water pressure than usual or have a mysterious puddle or water stain on your property, then you may have a burst pipe. The licensed and fully qualified plumbers from Blueline Plumbing & Gas can accurately and efficiently locate the problem and then determine the best way to repair the issue as quickly as possible.

At Blueline Plumbing & Gas, it is important to us to create a trustworthy relationship with our clients. We aim to be a genuine and honest plumbing partner and provide trusted advice to work together to find the best solutions for you!

A burst pipe can cause a major inconvenience to your household. It can cause permanent damage to your furniture, as well as the structural integrity of your property. Blueline Plumbing & Gas offer the repair of burst of split pipes, along with the installation and maintenance of any pipelines on your property. Our experts can repair or replace the plumbing system quickly and efficiently to allow for you to not only save money, but allow for your family to continue daily life.

Transparency and offering a trustworthy service is of the utmost importance to our customers. Once we have located the burst pipe, our expert plumbers will explain how the blockage occurred and how you can prevent bursts from recurring in the future.

If you are experiencing any signs of a burst of split pipe on your property, then it is extremely important that you get in touch with the expert plumbers from Blueline Plumbing & Gas. Having an expert deal with and solve the issue of a burst pipe can save you a lot of time, money and heartache in the future. At Blueline Plumbing & Gas we aim to resolve any burst pipe issue as quickly as possible with minimal damage to the building when repairing the leaks.


What do I do if I have a burst pipe?

If you suspect you have a burst pipe, the first thing you can do it to turn off the water valve to prevent an excessive loss of water and avoid any potential permanent and dangerous damage from occurring on your property.

Do not use any electrical devices and be sure to keep you and your family away from light switches and wall sockets as water can easily leak into the electrical circuit.

It is recommended that you then clean any excess water away from furniture, the walls and floors to prevent damage from occurring.

You are to then immediately contact a plumbing professional from Blueline Plumbing & Gas where an expert can quickly arrive on site and repair the burst pipe. If the burst pipe is from the street, it is advised that you call your local water authority to alert them of the problem.

How can I prevent burst or split pipes?

As with most systems, prevention is the best solution and there are several things that you can do to prevent burst pipes.

The first thing that you can do it ensure that any outside taps and pipes are insulated. There are many ways that you can achieve this, however, you can contact your local plumber from Blueline Plumbing & Gas where they can install insulation onto the exposed taps and joints.

The next thing you can do it make sure that any pipes that are buried outside are deep enough to where the outside temperature does not affect them as much.

Leaving your heating on at least 12 degrees during the winter months will also keep the water system flowing and prevent any bursts.


Blueline Plumbing & Gas are fully licensed plumbers and gas fitters that are trained in the repair, maintenance, service and installation of all water pipelines. Our experts can help you book your next appointment and can help you with any questions you may have regarding your water pipelines. When you choose Blueline Plumbing & Gas you can be assured that customer service is of the utmost importance and we aim to provide the best transparent service and trustworthy advice.

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