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Like most things out there, geysers too have a limited lifespan. Speak to a professional plumber who would be able to advise you on geyser repairs or on other various geyser options should the geyser have burst. Don’t let a burst geyser set you back. A plumber professional plumber will replace your geyser in no time.
So what do you need to do the moment your geyser bursts?
When your geyser burst, a number of dangerous possibilities open up. If the geyser continues to try to heat up water that is not there, the heat will reach to a level that could cause a fire. The water coming from the burst geyser may also reach electrical wires, which could end up in a short circuit or an electrical fire. Once the power has been turned off, wait for Smart Plumbing to arrive.
Turn off the Water
Shut the main incoming water immediately as the water will continue to leak through the burst geyser. If your geyser is in your roof it could cause damage to your ceiling boards. Always know where your main water source outlet is located.
Mop up water that has escaped from the geyser to prevent any damage to your household content, especially the wooden structures or furniture.
Use anything that is available like scooping the water out of the house of using towels and multiple mops. The sooner the water is cleared the better and safer the house will be.
Inform the people in the house
Let all the people in the house know of the geyser that has burst to prevent them from trying to access the hot water, switching on the main water outlet or powering on the geyser.
Contact the professionals to remove the broken geyser and assist in getting in a new geyser. We are available at any time, with a 24 hours service availability to assist you in your time of need. We have experienced plumbers on call, making sure that your burst geyser is resolved as possible.
Take careful note:
Geysers or hot water heaters to be installed by professionals only