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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tips for frozen pipes issues

A faucet that won't yield water is the first sign of frozen pipes. If a severe cold snap hits, prevent freezing and subsequent bursting of pipes by following the suggestions below. Even if the pipes do freeze, you can thaw them before they burst if you act quickly. When temperatures fall very low, here's how to keep your pipes from freezing:
 Keep a trickle of water running from the faucets.
• Wrap uninsulated pipes with newspapers, heating wires, foam, or self-adhesive insulating tape.
 Keep doors ajar between heated and unheated rooms.


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