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April 28, 2016

Winter Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Plumbing Tips for Homeowners During Winter

• Avoid frozen pipes. During winter, it is advisable that you keep an eye on water pressure; and the first sign that your water pipes are frozen is restricted water flow. When you notice this, it is important that you act fast. Call Rescue Rooter/ARS today.

• During the evening when temperatures are coldest, let the water trickle from the faucets at a width that’s slightly smaller than a pencil’s. This will help prevent freezing since moving water doesn’t freeze.

• During winter, drain outdoor pipes and disconnect garden hoses to protect them from getting damaged. Garden hoses that are left connected can have ice forming in/on them during cold snaps, leading to pressure … read more