Frozen Pipe Repair

The bitterly cold winter months in Minnesota often result in frozen pipes for many homeowners. As pipes freeze, they may burst, resulting in costly water leaks. Should your pipes freeze over, call on the frozen pipe repair experts at Gopher Sewer & Drain.

Frozen Pipes Repair in Minneapolis

Did you notice a frozen pipe in your home? Or, do you suspect frozen pipes due to low water pressure? Gopher Sewer & Drain offers frozen pipe repair services to help you alleviate frozen pipes before they burst, potentially saving you the cost of a major water leak and burst pipe repair.

What Causes Frozen Pipes?

Pipes can freeze whether they’re made out of plastic or steel. As the temperature drops around your pipes, the water inside will start to freeze, creating ice. As the ice expands, it continues to fill up the pipe, blocking the line. With a blockage inside your pipes, the excess pressure may cause the pipes to burst.

It’s estimated that the cost to fix a burst pipe can range from $400 to $1,500, depending on the severity of the damage. If you add in the cost of water clean-up, it could cost you thousands. If you notice the signs of frozen pipes, you must reach out to a plumber immediately to prevent pipes from bursting.

The Signs of Frozen Pipes

If your pipes are frozen, you may notice frost on the outside of your pipes indicating ice on the inside. Or, you may find that water won’t run from your faucets when you turn them on. You might also notice an odor coming from your drains due to an ice blockage inside the pipe.

Frozen Pipe Prevention

To help prevent frozen pipes during the winter, insulate them, especially if they’re located on an exterior wall or near areas with no heat. It’s also a great idea to turn your faucets on slightly to allow a drip of warm water to flow through the pipes overnight during severe cold temperatures. Going out of town? Don’t turn your furnace down, and anticipate temperature drops - better a regular gas bill then a flooded home.

Frozen Pipes? Call Gopher Sewer & Drain Today.

Do you have frozen pipes? Now’s the time to act to prevent a damaging pipe burst. Our team can help. Reach out to Gopher Sewer & Drain by calling 612-424-2205 for emergency service.

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What Our Customers Say

“I recommend Pedro to everyone who asks. 1st of all he’s the nicest guy ever. Secondly you feel like you’re getting a fair price when you use him for a job. He actually came to my house one time and as I had a problem he couldn’t fix, he left without charging me a dime. I offered to pay him for his time and mileage but he refused to take my money. It’s not often you find that integrity in today’s world. It’s not fun to have to call a plumber, but Pedro will make the process less painful.”

Kristin O., Minneapolis, MN

"Both Pedro and Miguel have come to our house! They are quick and explain what the problems are and solutions! When we have needed service they have come right away or scheduled a time that works for us. I would highly recommend them to anyone! I have found our plumber for life!

Katie, Newport, MN

“I had a clogged sink and I called Gopher Sewer & Drain. They came out promptly, diagnosed the problem and cleaned my drain. The service was prompt, they were careful around my kitchen and cleaned up everything. I will use them again.”

Tom & Julie, Minneapolis, MN

“Pedro came out the same day, fixed our plumbing issue, and probably saved us $1000 by recommending the right fix, not fixing unnecessary plumbing like most companies try to do.”

Justin H., Minneapolis, MN

"Pedro responded quickly and did a thorough and effective job resolving our clogged drains. We had a different plumber out to fix the same problem a few weeks earlier. That plumber snaked the drain, and that helped for a short time. Pedro soon figured out that the line from the kitchen was majorly clogged from years of use, and it had to be blasted with water. Simply snaking it was a waste of time. He also replaced a smaller line with a larger one. The amount of gunk he cleaned out was amazing. The money spent on the first plumber was a complete waste. Gopher wasn't cheap, but I feel like Pedro correctly diagnosed and fixed the problem.

Thomas, Roseville, MN
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