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Frozen pipes keep plumbers busy | KLIN

In this freezing cold, remember that water expands when it freezes. This expansion puts pressure on the pipes and chances are you will wake up with no water coming from the faucet. To find out what to do in this situation, KLIN News spoke with Brian Gill, plumbing service manager at John Henry Plumbing, Heating, […]

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Protect pipes and pets from the cold – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — In a few days, workers at Beacon Plumbing could be exceptionally busy. “Anytime the temperatures are below freezing for an extended period of time, we work overtime,” said journeyman plumber Brent Bates. He said that to prevent pipes from freezing, which can burst when thawing and cause flooding, it’s good to pay special […]

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Take measures to prevent water pipes from freezing

After waking up on a cold winter morning, nothing starts the day off right like a hot shower. But that shower may need to be delayed if low temperatures mean no water comes out of the tap due to frozen pipes. Gina Peek, acting associate dean of outreach, engagement, and continuing education at Oklahoma State […]

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Frozen pipes: how to avoid a disaster |

DENVER, February 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The 2,000-mile winter storm that gripped much of the United States last week has brought the risk of frozen pipes and water damage to the forefront. BluSky Restoration Contractors, LLCa leading national property restoration company in the United States, recommends several ways to prevent pipes from freezing and what […]

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How to Protect Pipes, Plants, and Pets During the Texas Winter Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a warning for a winter storm that is expected to hit Tarrant County Wednesday night and last through Friday. There is a possibility of freezing rain and sleet from Wednesday evening and temperatures are forecast to dip below freezing on Thursday with highs in the mid-20s. According to the […]

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Don’t forget pets, people and pipes as arctic cold grips Colorado – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – After a string of days in the 50s and 60s in Denver, a new air mass has settled in to kick off the new month. Cold air began pouring into Colorado on Tuesday behind a powerful cold front. The cold was accompanied by areas of light to moderate snow. If you think […]

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Arctic Temperatures in Colorado: How to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

With sub-freezing weather on the way to Colorado, here’s how to prevent frozen pipes and how to thaw them. DENVER — Frozen pipes can be more than just an inconvenience to a resident. If a pipe breaks due to freezing, it can cause serious damage to a home when the water thaws. Denver Water offers […]

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A water resources manager shares tips on how best to protect pipes from freezing temperatures

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Tonight will be the coldest night we’ve seen in a while, and the drop in temperature could spell trouble for your home, especially the pipes. “We need to be aware of the four Ps: people, pets, plants and pipes,” said Laura Walker, environmental manager for the Savannah Water Resources Department. As […]

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Act now to prevent pipes from freezing later

Jan. 29 – WILKES-BARRE – Pennsylvania American Water vice president of operations Diane Holder says preparation and prevention can help avoid frozen pipes that can burst and lead to very costly household damage. “Taking action now can protect your plumbing from the threat of freezes and breaks,” Holder said. With weather forecasters predicting cold temperatures, […]

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Frozen pipes: how to avoid bursting

January 26, 2022 07:18 Job : January 26, 2022 07:18 Update: January 26, 2022 07:36 MADISON — You’ve turned up the heat, put on your favorite sweats, and you’re staying sheltered from the elements. But just because you’re safe from freezing on this alert day doesn’t mean the pipes in your home are. Burst pipes […]

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Pennsylvania American Water reminds customers to act now to prevent frozen pipes later

PITTSBURGH, January 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With weather forecasters predicting cold temperatures very soon, Pennsylvania American Water is advising homeowners to prepare their homes now to prevent household pipes from freezing and becoming damaged. The company recently released a new Winter tips video to help customers protect the pipes in their homes. “Preparation and prevention can help […]

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With the extension of the cold weather protocol, Aquarion publishes an advisory on frozen pipes and meters

Posted: Jan 21, 2022 10:31 AM HARTFORD – Governor Ned Lamont announced that due to trends in forecasts indicating that temperatures in Connecticut will generally average about 10 degrees below normal over the next two weeks, he is leading the protocol of the ‘Severe Cold Weather Status’ – which it activated on Friday, January 14 […]

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How many faucets should I drip to prevent the pipes from freezing?

Water flows from an ice-covered drain pipe.oregonian A blast of cold air has the bracing from the southeast for some of the coldest winter temperatures. In addition to protecting yourself and your pets, it’s also important to take steps to protect your home during freezing weather. This includes protecting your home’s water lines. A broken […]

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6 tips to avoid punctures this winter

SasinParaksa/Getty Images The holidays are over, but winter is far from over. If you live in an area where temperatures dip below freezing, it’s important to prepare for the cold and take preventative measures to prevent your pipes from bursting this winter. Burst pipes are not only frustrating, they are also expensive. Depending on the […]

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How to prevent pipes from freezing on very cold winter days and how to deal with it if they do

Frozen water pipes in your home could become a concern this weekend as arctic air hits central Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania American Water a advice offered in the past about how to keep your pipes from freezing and what to do if they freeze. When the temperature is at or below the freezing point, the company advises: […]

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How To Winterize Your Pipes, Avoid A Frozen Disaster ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

Protecting vulnerable plumbing pipes from freezing winter temperatures can significantly reduce the risk of a water main bursting and flooding your home. If left unprotected, the water inside the pipe can freeze, expand and literally tear the pipe, causing a major leak. And depending on where the pipe is, the resulting water damage can be […]

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Cedar Rapids mom looking for a new place after frozen pipes broke in next door apartment

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – A Cedar Rapids mother and six-year-old daughter are searching for new accommodation after saying frozen pipes broke in an empty apartment next to her home. Water damage from the other apartment began to seep into Savannah Reynold’s apartment and damage its ceiling and carpet. The apartment complex, which is the […]

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Tips for avoiding frozen pipes when temperatures drop

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) – Snow has moved across the area, but cold temperatures will continue, which could end up costing your home thousands of dollars in damage. As temperatures drop to teens on Friday night, water pipes are at risk of freezing. “The main thing we see that freezes water pipes is openings in […]

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How To Avoid Freezing Water Pipes And What To Do If They Freeze | News

With temperatures dropping so low, many residents could face the risk of frozen water pipes in addition to poor road conditions and power outages. Here are some tips from Decatur Utilities on how to protect the pipes in your home: • Make sure that the exterior taps are protected by an insulating foam; • Disconnect […]

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Decatur Utilities advises on protecting pipes in freezing weather

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (WAFF) – Cold weather returns to the Tennessee Valley Thursday and Friday with temperatures dropping into teens in some areas. Ahead of the weather, Decatur Utilities would like to remind customers of the danger of freezing water pipes and provide advice on how to prevent it from happening. Decatur Utilities gave these tips […]

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Burst pipes leave movie screens dark in Kamloops

The city’s two theaters have been closed since January 3 due to weekend water damage Screens at both Kamloops theaters are dark for the time being after both buildings sustained damage over the weekend from burst pipes. The Cineplex Odeon Cinema in Aberdeen Shopping Center interrupted all movies on New Years Day when water started […]

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Jackson crews search for broken water pipes after cold snap

“We expect breaks to occur once the weather begins to warm up on Tuesday,” said Williams, according to City Engineer Charles Williams. Jackson residents should insulate all exposed outdoor pipes and faucets, open cabinet doors in the kitchen and bathrooms to help circulate hot ventilation air. Maintaining a small drip from faucets will minimize the […]

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It’s the season of frozen pipes

Its frozen pipe season in Park City, UT. Photo: Emily Witham PARK CITY, Utah – Frozen pipes can be a problem that can prevent costly damage throughout the season. The government agency that oversees Utah counties has the following helpful tips and tricks. Water has a unique property in that it expands when it freezes. […]

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Cold temperatures could freeze pipes | News Radio 1190 KEX

The Portland Water Bureau teams are getting ready for winter. Maintenance and construction crews are ready to respond to emergencies, including water line failures, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In Portland, water lines tend to break in cold weather. Cold water can weaken the pipes. Cold air can freeze and thaw the […]

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Prevent Frozen Pipes | TahoeDailyTribune.com

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif .– When dreaming of a white Christmas, don’t let frozen pipes ruin your vacation. To avoid damage and expense from frozen pipes, follow these tips. Wintering advice 1. Insulate exposed pipes or valves. 2. Seal holes and cracks in exterior walls, foundations and around pipes. 3. Locate the shut-off valve in […]

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How to avoid bursting pipes – RISMedia

A bursting pipe can cause significant damage to your home and property. This is a relatively common phenomenon during the winter. Understanding how and why this happens can help you avoid a problem. Why do pipes burstIf the water inside the pipes freezes during the winter and forms ice, it puts pressure on the pipes. […]

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How to Avoid Thawing Frozen Pipes in Your Home in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, GA – As temperatures drop and Woodstock draws closer to winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what’s arguably one of the biggest cold weather headaches: pipes. frozen. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause them to burst. […]

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How To Avoid Thawing Frozen Pipes In Your Cumming Home

CUMMING, GA – As temperatures drop and Cumming draws closer to winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what’s arguably one of the biggest cold weather headaches: pipes frozen. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause them to burst. […]

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How to Prevent and Thaw Frozen Pipes in Your Alpharetta-Milton Home

ALPHARETTA-MILTON, GA – As temperatures drop and Alpharetta-Milton draws closer to winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what is arguably one of the biggest headaches out there. cold weather: frozen pipes. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause […]

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How to Prevent and Thaw Frozen Pipes in Your Colorado Home

COLORADO – As temperatures drop and Colorado nears winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what’s arguably one of the biggest cold weather headaches: frozen pipes . Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause them to burst. Not only […]

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How to Avoid Thawing Frozen Pipes in Your Maple Grove Home

MAPLE GROVE, MN – As temperatures drop and Maple Grove experiences its first big snowstorm of winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what is arguably one of the biggest evils of winter. head in cold weather: frozen pipes. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous […]

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How to Avoid Thawing Frozen Pipes in Your Flatwater Home

STILLWATER, MN – As temperatures drop and Stillwater experiences its first big snowstorm of winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what is arguably one of the biggest headaches out there. cold weather: frozen pipes. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes […]

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How to avoid frozen pipes, an all too common winter insurance claim that afflicts many

For most of the nation, winter is here. Whether you love or hate the season, one thing is for sure – pipes will freeze and some will burst when the weather cools. Every year, insurance companies receive countless claims about frozen hoses and sprinkler systems causing extensive water damage to retirement homes – independent living, […]

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How to Prevent and Thaw Freezer Pipes in Your Wisconsin Home

MILWAUKEE, WI – As temperatures drop and Wisconsin draws closer to winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what is arguably one of the biggest cold weather headaches: frozen pipes. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause them to […]

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How to prevent, thaw frozen pipes in your Denver home

DENVER, CO – As temperatures drop and Denver draws closer to winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what’s arguably one of the biggest cold weather headaches: pipes. frozen. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause them to burst. […]

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How to Avoid Thawing Frozen Pipes in Your Ohio Home

OHIO – As temperatures drop and Ohio nears winter, it’s time to start planning if you want to avoid what’s arguably one of the biggest cold weather headaches: pipes. frozen. Frozen water pipes are no joke. Water expands when frozen, putting enormous pressure on the pipes and can cause them to burst. Not only is […]

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Tips for preventing pipes from freezing in your home this winter

As winter arrives in the Quad Cities, it’s important for homeowners to take action to avoid costly plumbing issues. DAVENPORT, Iowa – While the Quad Cities typically don’t see their first inch of snow until early December, the area is expected to see its first flakes of the season during the week of November 8. […]

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How to prepare your pipes for the cold

POWELL, Tennessee (WATE) – As temperatures begin to drop, you might want to start thinking about winterizing your home. “When you come in in cold weather and prepare your plumbing for the cold, you want to make sure everything is well insulated,” said Todd Keith, plumber at Hero Services. “You don’t want exposed piping leaking […]