If you have a burst pipe, you will need to act quickly in order to minimise damage, here at North Staffs Utility Services Ltd, we offer a 24-7 call out service; so whether you indicate a leak in your home in the middle of the night of first thing in the morning, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We will arrive at your property as soon as possible, with the correct equipment for the job that needs to be carried out.
In the meantime, here’s what to do until we arrive:
- Collect water from the leak to prevent damage to your home – if your leak is coming through the ceiling use a bucket to collect the water.
- Switch off your central heating.
- Turn off the stop tap – this can be found under the kitchen sick, in the under-stairs cupboard, cellar or garage.)
- Do not touch any electrical wiring or switches that you think may have been affected. If you are in doubt about this, turn off your electricity at the mains.