Emergency Matters: How to prevent pipes freezing
February 18, 2020
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February 18, 2020
There is nothing worse than costly water damage from burst frozen pipes that could have easily been avoided.
When poorly insulated or exposed to the cold weather your pipes could become frozen and, if left untreated, could burst from a high-pressure build-up.
Get ahead of the freezing weather by preparing your pipes for the worst – before it’s too late!
Here’s what we recommend:
Insulating pipes around your home correctly can be a hassle. The correct type and size of lagging are essential for each individual pipe in order to be 100% effective. Getting these factors wrong could become costly – especially if it takes you more than one attempt!
No matter the size of the job it’s time to call a professional in. Make sure you use a qualified professional who comes with good recommendations – using a trusted tradespeople site like Checkatrade means it’s simple to find local, thoroughly checked professionals along with recent reviews of their services at the click of a button.
If you have the right tools and feeling brave you could have a go at protecting your outside pipes. It’s not an easy job and if in doubt we always recommend using a Checkatrade expert.
Watch our simple film to help size up the job and then decide if you are up to the challenge.
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