At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Frozen Pipes’

Frozen Pipes Need a Plumber to Service

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Winter is on its way, and homeowners need to be prepared to handle the effects of cold weather on their household. That includes the pipes and fixtures in the plumbing system. When the mercury drops, water can freeze in the pipes, and when that happens you need a quality plumber to get the matter resolved. Plumbers can also take steps to help you avoid freezing pipes in the first place. This time of year is perfect to introduce such measures: before the winter begins in earnest and while you have time to schedule a session with a trained plumber.

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Our winters in Salt Lake City, UT aren’t as cold as they are elsewhere in the country, but that doesn’t mean they don’t get cold. And when it comes to your plumbing, that can lead to a very serious problem: frozen pipes. Water expands when it freezes, and it can be amazingly strong. Frozen water in your pipes means a good chance that the pipes will burst: causing damage to your property and leaving a huge mess behind. A good plumber can help repair that damage, but better than that is finding ways to prevent frozen pipes in the first place There are concrete steps you can take right now to protect your plumbing. The sooner you act on them, the safer your pipes will be.

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