Colorado residents are constantly experiencing below freezing temperatures throughout the cold winter months. Major drops in temperature coupled with poor pipe insulation can result in frozen pipes. Severe damage can be caused when these frozen pipes burst, as a result of built of pressure in the lines. Don’t let your pipes get to this point —call Lighten Up and avoid frozen pipes this winter!
Frozen Pipe Prevention
The skilled plumbers at Lighten Up have seen and repaired too many frozen or burst water pipes. This problem is avoidable however, and Fort Collins homeowners should take notice:
- Install pipe insulation
- Heat tape and cabling can be installed to heat pipes
- Shut off outdoor spigots to prevent freezing
If your pipes freeze, you need to take action fast. Turn off your main water supply and call the plumbing experts at Lighten Up right away.
Frozen Pipe Repair Features
If your pipes do freeze, you need to act quickly before major damage occurs. Attempting to fix this issue yourself may result in a burst pipe, or further damage to your plumbing system, so it’s best not to risk it. You need a professional plumber with the training and experience to properly address your problems, and Lighten Up is here to help.
If your pipes do burst, the first and most critical step is to shut off the main water line to stop the flow of water in your home. This prevents extensive water damage and can save your wallet from some serious damage.
Lighten Up is your local frozen pipe repair specialists. Call us today to learn more or schedule an in-home consultation!