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What do PVC pipe repair services include?
Most homes make use of PVC pipes for their outdoor irrigation and drainage systems. They are known to be sturdy and easy to use compared to old cast iron pipes. Although, when it comes to a PVC pipe repair, it’s best to call a licensed professional for the job. Here’s what you can expect when you book PVC pipe repair services:
Repairing PVC leaks with tape
Rubber or silicone repair tape is best used to stop leaks from escalating in emergencies. A licensed plumber uses this because it is known to be solid and reliable. Instead of sticking onto the pipe, it clings onto itself. Its elastic qualities help increase the compression as it wraps around itself.
However, a plumber will choose to use a repair epoxy to stop leaks from worsening. Epoxy is a liquid or putty that is directly applied to the pipe to repair it. This is best left to a professional since using it can be tricky. They can also assess your downpipe installation for any leaks and holes. These may also be sealed off with rubber and silicone tapes.
Using a fiberglass wrap
Using a fibreglass wrap is a more permanent fix used by plumbers in repairing your broken PVC pipe. Here, a fibreglass cloth covered with water-activated resin is used to improve the broken or leaking spot of the pipe. It is essential that the fabric is wet and wrapped around the area carefully. It is then left for 10 to 15 minutes for the resin to activate and extend on the pipe. This can also be an option when repairing your water tank if it is also experiencing similar leaks to your PVC pipe.
Securing holes with a rubber and hose clamps
For PVC pipe hole repairs, a licensed plumber may choose to use rubber and hose clamps. A rubber clamp is used for smoother PVC pipes. However, this is not an excellent choice to use if the hole on your PVC pipe is found on the corners or edges. To use a horse clamp, it must open all the way and be wrapped with the rubber around the pipe. The hose clamps tighten around the pipe. This helps prevent a burst pipe if secured well.
Recent PVC Pipe Repair tasks in North Brisbane
Install pvc pipe/connect to kerb
Everton Park QLD 4053, Australia
2nd Apr 2023
Hey i need a simple pipe ran from a pit, to the gutter/kerb out front I have the straight pipe, and the gutter has been cut I need someone to dig, install pipe, and buy/install the adapter to gutter please Keen for someone to do tomorrow (monday) if possible Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 2 April 2023
Connect my new washing machine and hook up PVC pipes
Banyo QLD 4014, Australia
3rd Aug 2022
Have just purchased a new washing machine. In the process of hooking up the hoses, I've moved the laundry tub and accidentally disconnected the PVC piping underneath. This task will take less than 30 mins to complete. I could do this myself, but am recovering from wrist surgery. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 2 August 2022
Plumbing - fix broken pvc pipe
Bald Hills குயின்ஸ்லாந்து, ஆஸ்திரேலியா
18th Jan 2021
Hi, i need help with fixing broken pvc pipe, the one connect roof to drainage. Images attached
Alex is a good bloke and competed the work with perfection
Plumber pvc pipe
Kedron QLD, Australia
5th Dec 2020
Need pvc pipe repaired ASAP
Re connect a crack PVC pipe.
Virginia QLD 4014, Australia
29th Apr 2020
A 150mm PVC storm water pipe have been crack and it needed to cut the damage piece out then replace with a new piece.