?One of the biggest problems that a person can get, when you are living in a home or flat, is when you discover that your geyser has burst.
Maybe it happens during the night and then you wake up the next morning all wet and soaked. Or maybe you were away from home when it happened, and you return, to find all your belongings under water. Whatever the case may be, it is a situation that none of us wants to be in.
And if you are lucky enough to have insurance, well then hopefully you can replace most of your things as well as the geyser.
If you have already been the victim of a burst geyser, then you would know, that for some reason, your geyser is most likely to burst either in the winter time or in the early hours of the morning, which in the last case just makes it more stressful, cause it is the last thing you want to deal with before you have to get to work.
When your geyser bursts, remember the most important first rule there is: Is to switch of the water supply. The next thing you should is to make sure that you switch off the power that leads to the geyser. Then another thing you can do that would help a lot is if you then turn open all the warm water taps. The main reason for this is to release some pressure that is in the geyser. And it also helps to release some of the water that might still be in the geyser.
After all that is done, then you can call a plumber to come and have a look at what exactly caused the geyser to burst in the first place. The next people you will probably call are the insurance company.
A burst geyser can be a very big problem, but if you act fast enough by following these few tips, then you might be able to save most of the things in your house.
But let’s not hope for the worst.