Frozen Pipe Prevention Tips Julesburg CO


The extreme cold combined with wind chill creates a considerable danger for burst or frozen pipelines. Freezing water turns to ice within the frozen pipespipe, which in turn can broaden and obstruct the line. This clog can develop extreme pressure throughout the system and trigger pipeline failure in susceptible places-- no matter if the pipeline is made of plastic, copper or steel. Even a small crack can unleash more than 250 gallons of water in a single day. The results of frozen pipes can cause property damage, high repair work costs and disruption of business.

Follow these plumbing suggestions to help minimize the risk of freezing pipelines, and to help prevent damage and expensive repair works.

Prevention Tips for Frozen Pipes

Open cabinet doors under sinks and in storage locations to allow heat from the room to distribute around uninsulated pipes. 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 because that line may freeze.
Insulate all pipes in unheated areas or versus uninsulated outdoors walls, in garages or in crawl spaces. Apply heat tape or thermostat-controlled heat cables around pipes that are exposed and susceptible to freezing.
Make certain the heat is turned on in the building and is set no lower than 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

Prevent Frozen Pipes

Turn off the water pipe leading into the structure to water line frozen overdecrease pressure on frozen pipes and lessen flooding if the pipelines burst.
Use a hair clothes dryer to thaw the ice blockage if the frozen pipeline is exposed and noticeable. (Do not use an open flame to thaw!) If frozen pipelines are not visible, hire the experts at Midwest Plumbers.
If you presently see slower water circulation and anticipate frozen pipes, you must call a plumbing instantly. Typically, concerns like this can be resolved prior to any damage occurs.
If you experience frozen pipes, call our Midwest Plumbers plumbing specialists, who utilize expert pipe-thawing devices. Call or schedule an appointment online. For a list of basement plumbing services -- consisting of water leak service and utility room maintenance -- take a look at our site or offer us a ring.


Additional Services
Floor Drain Cleaning and Main Sewer Line Repair

Need A Plumber

Call us today to get started!

Why Choose Us?

  • 20+ Years Of Experience
  • Open 24 Hours Everyday
  • Fast Arrival Time
  • Competitive Pricing
  • Locally Owned & Operated
  • Accepting Credit Cards
  • Quick and Honest Service
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed