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Top Frozen Pipe Prevention Tips

The extreme cold integrated with wind chill creates a substantial danger for burst or frozen pipelines. Freezing water relies on ice within the pipe, which in turn can broaden and block the line. This blockage can produce excessive pressure throughout the system and cause pipeline failure in vulnerable places-- no matter if the pipe is made of plastic, copper or steel. Even a small crack can let loose more than 250 gallons of water in a single day. The results of frozen pipes can trigger residential or commercial property damage, high repair work costs and interruption of company.

Follow these Midwest plumbing tips to help decrease the threat of freezing pipes, and to assist avoid damage and expensive repair works.

Tips for Preventing Freezing Pipes


Open cabinet doors under sinks and in storage locations to enable heat from the space to circulate around uninsulated pipelines. Allow a drip of hot and cold water to leak overnight; nevertheless, take care not to run the water into a drain line that is exposed to the extreme cold since that line may freeze.
Insulate all pipelines in unheated locations or against uninsulated outdoors walls, in garages or in crawl areas. Apply heat tape or thermostat-controlled heat cable televisions around pipes that are exposed and susceptible to freezing.
Ensure the heat is turned on in the structure and is set no lower than 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Shut off the water pipe leading into the structure to reduce pressure on frozen pipelines and decrease flooding if the pipelines burst.
Use a hair clothes dryer to thaw the ice obstruction if the frozen pipeline is exposed and visible. (Do not utilize an open flame to thaw!) If frozen pipelines are not visible, call in the professionals at Midwest Plumbing.
If you presently discover slower water flow and anticipate frozen pipes, you should call a plumbing professional immediately. Usually, problems like this can be resolved prior to any damage happens.
If you experience frozen water pipes, call our Midwest Plumbing plumbing professionals, who utilize professional pipe-thawing equipment. Call or schedule an appointment online. For a list of basement plumbing services -- consisting of water leak service and laundry room maintenance -- take a look at our site or provide us a ring.


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