The most common repairs of plumbing in cold weather

Freeze pipes

It is a risk that can arise beforehand extremely very low temperatures, but it doesn’t hurt to know how to respond. In addition, when freezing, the pipe is often cracked as the water increases in volume, or there is a mismatch between the joints and the joints that connect them.

To prevent the pipes from freezing, we can let the taps drip slightly, among other things that the water flows and it costs more to freeze. We can also inspect the installation to properly insulate it with the materials provided, or to shut off the water in case we are not using it (as in another apartment building).

If the pipe is already frozen before it bursts, we can turn on the faucet near the frozen area. Use heat too Hair dryer or other home methods.