Burst Pipes & Leaks

Burst pipes and water leak repairs

A water leak starts off slow and can damage your property without you even knowing. A leak is sometimes the precursor to a burst water pipe, which is instantaneous and can cause you even more grief and damage. Whatever the plumbing issue, it’s best to act as soon as possible to minimise the impact on your home or business, avoid an expensive repair job and a high water bill.


What causes pipes to burst?

A burst pipe can be as small as a trickle or it can gush out and flood your space, which can cause serious damage to your walls and the interior of your property. It can be caused by:

  • A build up of corrosion within the pipes that over time creates a leak and eventually causes the pipe to burst
  • Too much internal water pressure in your pipes
  • DIY project gone wrong as a result of hitting a pipe within your walls

Whilst you can’t foresee a pipe bursting, addressing potential leaks on your property can help prevent this from occurring. Signs you could have a leak include:

  • Higher than usual water bills
  • Calling the water carrier more than you normally would
  • Damp walls or water marks on your wall
  • Poor water pressure when turning on taps
  • Noisy pipes


If you’re noticing any of these, get in touch with BP&G. We have specialised leak detection equipment that can accurately pinpoint the root of the problem, and we can fix your leak before it becomes a catastrophe.