Burst Pipes

Why Do Burst Pipes Burst?

This is a question I get asked regularly by my customer. There are a number of reasons that plumbing pipe-work inside your home can experience stress and then fracture, causing major flooding and water damage to your property. In my experience there are five main causes of burst pipes.


  • Water Hammer or Pressure

  • Poor Quality Materials

  • Poor Workmanship

  • Frozen Pipes

  • Corrosion

Need a professional local plumber in the Swords area?


If so contact the professionals, Emergency Plumber Swords today. We have over 30 years’ experience in the emergency and drain business. We are based in Swords and provide a first class, professional emergency plumbing and drain service throughout all the areas of North County Dublin on a daily basis.

If you are dealing with any plumbing services related issue as listed below please do not hesitate to contact us today:

  • Emergency call-outs in Swords

  • Appliances plumbed in dishwashers, washing machines and refrigerators

  • Blocked drains, toilets, sinks, basins, baths, and showers

  • Hot water cylinders leaking, repair and replacement

  • Water storage tanks, repairs and replacement

  • Radiators leaking, repairs and replacement

  • Showers leaking, repairs and replacement

  • Taps leaking, repairs and replacement

  • Water heaters,repairs and replacement

  • Water leaks, repairs and replacement

  • Overflows storage tanks and toilets

  • Ball vale replacements

  • Toilets not flushing

  • Water hammer

  • Airlocks

Help Is At Hand

At Emergency Plumber Swords all our plumbers are fully qualified and insured and receive ongoing training in the art of good customer care and service. You will not find any of our plumbers leaving a mess behind themselves. This is because it is our company policy to leave a customer’s home or place of work in the same clean and tidy condition as we found it.
There is no job either too big or too small for our emergency plumbers. Please do not allow a burst water pipe to escalate into a much bigger problem that may cause damage to your property.