(EMAILWIRE.COM, November 08, 2010 ) Indianapolis, IN - Water main repair is something that can be rather complicated and you certainly don't want to wait to get it done. When your water main is down, seeing as it's the main source for water into your house, you'll want to make sure it's fixed . Of course, you'll want to make certain it's fixed correctly.
If the underground water main runs underneath a walkway or driveway, you may find it next to impossible to dig around the pipe where it goes below the concrete or asphalt.
You may be wondering if this is a do it yourself project. Unless you are a licensed Indiana plumber or have extensive experience with plumbing material maintenance, installation and repair, it's likely that you'll want to call FGE to assist with this project. As a cost saving measure, it may be feasible for you and some friends to dig out around the underground water line so that the plumber who is coming to replace or repair the broken line will have easy access. By doing this you'll save him a lot of time and you'll in turn save lots of money.
If the underground water main runs underneath a walkway or driveway, you may find it next to impossible to dig around the pipe where it goes below the concrete or asphalt. There is an easy solution. Borrow a hose from a nearby neighbor and use the high powered stream of water to get through the water.
It can be quite costly to make a water main repair. So doing what you can to make the contractor's job a bit easier, and quicker, may prove a nice savings for you in the long run. Insurance does not cover the expenses involved unless the water main brake is at the point where it enters your home. It's highly unlikely that the water main break will occur in that one small area. If the main breaks outside of your property then the city is responsible for the costs to fix it. More often than not though the water main break will actually occur in your yard, which means the costs are coming directly out of your pocket.
Utilizing a network of local, trained and licensed contractors from the city of Indianapolis allows FGE to offer competitive pricing with short lead times. They offer sound technical support and assistance. Ferguson Enterprise's values show in everything they do: dependable quality, on-time completion, competitive pricing, and excellent service.