Abilene Plumbing Pipe Tips In Cold Weather

I was tweeting about keeping up with your pipes in this cold weather and we’ve had so many requests I decided to put them on my website too. So, here you go, my tweets that will help with your pipe woes in this cold weather.
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Know where to turn water off going to your house before the pipes start thawing just in case you do have a leak and you can minimize damage
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Beware of when the pipes start thawing. You could have unexpected leaks that can cost you a ton of money in damage to cabinets & flooring
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
as warm as possible. Remember there’s not a whole lot a plumber can do until the pipes thaw.
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
We are getting tons of calls that water that was flowing yesterday is no longer today. Keep your cabinet doors open. Keep your pipes…
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
this water freezes quickly and its better to be prepared for anything.
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
If you decide to keep your faucets dripping make sure to keep both hot and cold slightly on. Otherwise if you keep the cold on…
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Although they don’t make the hose bibs freeze proof they do protect against wind chill and in weather like this every little bit counts
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Problem: Hose bibs on North side of house/building can freeze interior pipes. Solution: Check hardware stores for hose bib covers…
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
washer machine boxes if the “freeze” is caught soon enough
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
If your pipes are already frozen keep a heater near by. Sometimes this can free the frozen pipes loose. The same concept works for…
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Winter woes: Problem: undersink pipes freeze up Solution: Keep cabinet doors open to allow heat to enter and keep pipes warm…
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
this water freezes quickly and it’s better to be prepared for anything
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
If you still have running water you may want to fill some containers with water for cooking, drinking and clean up. With weather like…
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Know where to turn water off going to your house before the pipes start thawing just in case you do have a leak and you can minimize damage
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
So cold I can’t type! Let’s try this again…www.abileneplumbernow.org 🙂
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Know where to turn water off going to your house before the pipes start thawing just in case you do have a leak and you can minimize damage.
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Beware of when the pipes start thawing. You could have unexpected leaks that can cost you a ton of money in damage to cabinets & flooring
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
as warm as possible. Remember there’s not a whole lot a plumber can do until the pipes thaw.
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
We are getting tons of calls that water that was flowing yesterday is no longer today. Keep your cabinet doors open. Keep your pipes…
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
this water freezes quickly and it’s better to be prepared for anything.
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
If you still have running water you may want to fill some containers with water for cooking, drinking and clean up. With weather like…
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
only you may not have hot water.
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Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
If you decide to keep your faucets dripping make sure to keep both hot and cold slightly on. Otherwise if you keep the cold on…
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Although they don’t make the hose bibs freeze proof they do protect against wind chill and in weather like this every little bit counts.
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Problem: Hose bibs on North side of house/building can freeze interior pipes. Solution: Check hardware stores for hose bib covers…
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
washer machine boxes if the “freeze” is caught soon enough.
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
If your pipes are already frozen keep a heater near by. Sometimes this can free the frozen pipes loose. The same concept works for…
»
Tovia Grynewicz
abileneplumber Tovia Grynewicz
Winter woes: Problem: undersink pipes freeze up Solution: Keep cabinet doors open to allow heat to enter and keep pipes warm…