Has frozen weather shown a destructive effect on your home’s pipes, in the form of cracking or leaking? While more likely after extended periods of icy weather, overnight freezes also have the potential to freeze the water in your home’s pipes. Exposed pipes on the outside of your house are most susceptible to freezing, but any metal and plastic pipes can be affected. Contact our plumbers at (781) 399-0109 when you need dependable frozen pipe repair in Malden, Medford, and Everett, MA. We are experienced with fixing frozen plumbing problems, so for an answer you can rely on, and tips on how to avoid future pipe freezing, call the pros at Brian's Plumbing!
Can You Avoid Frozen Pipes?
Just like anything else stationed outside during icy temperatures, your exterior pipes will be at risk of freezing. Frozen pipes burst and leak since water expands as it freezes, which places increased pressure on the pipes. Immediate repairs are in your plumbing’s best interest for any frozen pipe, no matter how major or small the breakage may seem to be. Each of our plumbers is fully trained as well as insured, and we can help your home with a variety of plumbing services.
Ways To Avoid Frozen Pipes
Keep Your Heat On – If you are leaving for an extended period of time, make sure you leave your heat on. This may seem like a waste of money, but it will help to keep your pipes from freezing inside your home. If your pipes freeze and burst, it will end up costing you a lot later on than it would be to run your heat on low.
Keep Your Cabinets Open – Many pipes are located inside of cabinets. When it gets really cold, they can freeze. If you open up your cabinets, you can let heat inside the cabinets so that your pipes don’t freeze.
Let Your Faucet Drip – When pipes freeze, they build up pressure which is actually what causes them to burst. If you let your faucet drip, it will leave relieve some of the pressure that can build up due to freezing temperatures.
When you need a frozen pipe repair that becomes damaged, know that you can call on our experts at Brian's Plumbing by calling (781) 399-0109. Our expert residential plumbers will make sure that all of your pipes are repaired and you won’t have any problems in the future.