The intense cold weather can produce more than frozen pipes, it can cause water heaters to fail. The temperature of water coming into the house in the winter time can be as low as 40-50 degrees. For a water
The act of freezing causes water to expand and that's when the damage happens, often causing a pipe to burst. Below are some precautions to take during these extremely cold periods to prevent frozen pipes
Extreme Weather Tips
Home Mechanical Safety: Furnaces are sized to zero degrees. They will run all the time in temps around and below zero degrees. They may not reach thermostat set point in these temps
The three leading causes of house fires in the winter time are:
1. Space heaters
2. Chimney fires
3. Thawing frozen pipes with an open flame (torch)...
With the winter weather upon us, frozen pipes are a
To help prevent a stopped up kitchen sink drain during your Thanksgiving holiday, follow these suggestions:
• Turn on a moderate to strong flow of cold water first, then turn on the disposer. •
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