Category Archives: Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Water Pipes

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Frozen water pipes are a common occurrence in the cold weather of the winter season, and preventing frozen water pipes is smarter than waiting until they freeze and having to thaw them out or repair your broken water pipes. When water freezes, it expands, and this expansion can not only cause you have no water, it can expand enough to burst your water pipes, and […]

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How to Winterize your Home Plumbing System

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I have winterized hundreds of homes professionally over the years, and I will show you how to winterize your own homes plumbing system in this easy guide. If you winterize your plumbing pipes before cold weather hits, you can turn off, or turn down your homes heating and save a lot of home heating cost over the winter while you are not there. How to […]

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Heat Tape for Pipe Freeze Protection

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Heat tape, or heat trace cable is a great solution to preventing frozen pipes. This guide will show you how to use heat tape to keep your pipes from freezing. Every winter, people all across the nation deal with frozen water pipes. Not only is this an inconvenience due to having no water, but often the freezing causes the pipes to break and leak once […]

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Unfreeze / Thaw your frozen water pipes

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Troubleshooting frozen water pipes is the key to quickly finding out where the pipes are frozen, so you can begin the process of unfreezing them, insulating them and making sure they thaw out. How do you know your pipe is frozen? During freezing cold, windy weather, you try to turn on the water you get a trickle for no water at all. The frozen water […]

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