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Frozen Water Or Sewer Lines A Problem?

A properly installed water line should not freeze.  However a cabin not used regularly that has a slow dripping faucet will build up ice in a sewer line slowly until plugging it.  A little known solution for this problem is

Posted in Frozen Lines

Check Your Crawlspace, Prevent Freeze-Ups

Most homes have plumbing in the crawlspace.  These pipes can be frozen by a small air leak in the foundation. I have seen water lines 3 feet from the outer wall freeze due to an air leak the size of

Posted in Freeze-Ups, Frozen Lines, Maintenance

Frozen Water Lines, What Can Be Done?

I have dealt with frozen lines for over 40 years. Originally most water lines were either copper or galvanized steel and these could be thawed by running electrical current through them with a pipe thawer or welder. When I was

Posted in Freeze-Ups, Frozen Lines, Frozen Pipes

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