If you live in an area with extreme winter temperatures, you run the risk of the pipes in your home freezing. As water running through your pipes begins to freeze, the water will expand 10% in volume until the pressure rises enough to split your pipes open, potentially causing severe water damage to your home. There are a few things you can do to keep your pipes from freezing in the first place, and – if you act quickly – there are even ways to thaw frozen pipes in your house before they burst. Read these tips from ServiceMaster Restore® to learn what to do if your pipes freeze up.
For more tips on preventing frozen pipes, check out this post.
If you've already identified frozen pipes in your home, there are a few ways you can thaw them out before they cause a bigger problem.
In the event that the worst does happen, call the experts to help clean up any water damage caused by burst pipes or flooding. The trained, caring and professional water damage technicians at ServiceMaster Restore® are here 24/7/365 to help you through the entire restoration process so you can get your home and your life back to normal as quickly as possible.