Categories for Frozen Pipes

Ways to Keep Pipes from Freezing

February 19, 2020

You may notice the sun peeking out from time to time, but it’s still cold in places. Lower temperatures by themselves or combined with rain, ice or snow can cause all sorts of problems for homeowners—especially with plumbing. When water freezes inside pipes, it expands and puts extra pressure on the pipes from the inside. The most common results of frozen pipes are small cracks that get worse over time and lead to complete pipe breakage, if not caught early and repaired. Both old pipes and new pipes can freeze and burst and cause expensive water damage to property. If... View Article

Tips to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing This Winter

November 18, 2019

Winter will be here before you know it, and it’s time to start thinking about plumbing maintenance in Shreveport, LA. When temperatures dip below freezing overnight, the water in your pipes freezes, too. As water expands and freezes, it can cause cracks to develop in your pipes and result in extensive damage that requires costly repairs to fix. Follow the simple tips below to protect your plumbing system and avoid the cost and hassle of system repairs. Here are several ways to prepare your plumbing system for the winter months and prevent damage caused by frozen pipes: Maintain a warm... View Article

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