Frozen Pipe Prevention & Detection | Winterizing a property is very important especially here in upstate New York. One of the most important areas are the plumbing pipes. Frozen pipes can be dangerous as well as costly.
Water expands as it freezes, thus placing massive amount of pressure on the pipes until they cannot hold. When this happen the pipes burst, spewing gallons of water into your property.
Frozen pipe prevention is very important. Below we will go over prevention tips, signs of frozen pipes, and what to do if a pipe does burst.
Pipes that freeze more frequently are:
Prepare before winter weather hits with these tips:
When the weather outside is frightful:
How do I know if my pipes are frozen?
A pipe has burst in your property and water is all over the floor. What now?
Upstate New York and Pennsylvania go through harsh winters. Therefore, it is extremely important to winterize your home or property. One of the most damaging issues arise from a pipe that has burst. In following the steps above you can protect and prevent your property’s pipes from freezing.
However, if you have not taken the steps of prevention and a pipe does burst contact Northeast Property Restoration today. With our 24/7 emergency response we will be there within the hour to assess, cleanup, and dry-out your property, thus avoiding the high probability of mold growth.