With winter just around the corner we understand how a frozen pipe can cause havoc to your home and not to mention damage to your home.
You’r water pipes in the home are part of an intricate plumbing system. The water pipes provide us with the hot and cold water we need to complete our everyday tasks from washing to flushing the toilet.
The water pipes are essential so when one has an issue, it can mess up your day and not to mention damage to your property if not dealt with quickly.
Frozen Pipe Tips
A major problem with water pipes is freezing. When the winter months arrive, a water pipe can easily freeze. Plumber Glasgow 247 can help and give you some tips which you can use to fix your frozen pipes, some of them are :
Apply heat to the section of pipe using an electric heating pad wrapped around the pipe, an electric hair dryer, a portable space heater (kept away from flammable materials), or by wrapping pipes with towels soaked in hot water. Do not use a blowtorch, or propane heaters, charcoal stove, or other open flame devices.
If you are unable to locate the frozen area of the pipe or if you can not thaw the pipe yourself, contact a licensed plumber today.
If you have tried any of the examples to unfreeze your pipes and without any luck, give us a call and we can be out with a few hours. We will not only sort the issue but give you advise on how to insulate your pipes and how you can avoid this happening again.