Timely DIY Tips To Help Prevent Frozen Pipes

Freezing temperatures

 

 

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Have you protected your pipes from
frigid temperatures?  Here are some
quick and easy tips to help prevent
your pipes from freezing this winter
in this video from Roto Rooter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comment balloon 31 commentsLisa Von Domek • January 09 2018 03:42AM

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I've been considering wrapping my pipes in the crawl space at my office, but for the short cold spells we have I'm sure it's worth the expense.  They have not frozen after a week of freezing weather.

Posted by Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668) about 1 year ago

Hi Lisa

This is pretty useful information for homeowners...and given our weather a huge number of them throughout the US! So glad I don't have this to worry about. We have friends whose pipes froze and the damage to the house (it was a second home) was tens of thousands of dollars!

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) about 1 year ago

 great video and so informative. This is a great PSA for your clients as they can easily see how to install the freeze-proof devices instead of trying to interpret those steps in a written blog.

Posted by David Wright, Real Estate Refined (Benchmark Realty, LLC) about 1 year ago

Lisa, I am so glad I do not have to worry about this any more, those days are gone.... Happy New Year, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) about 1 year ago

Morning Lisa.

Thankfully we have a slab floor. The foam insulation for the outside faucet were well in place long before the frigid temps hit us

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) about 1 year ago

Good morning, Lisa Von Domek so many have frozen pipes and they don't show they're frozen until the melting begins....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) about 1 year ago

Such an important message right now for many parts of the country, Lisa. I did a similar post a few days ago... too many frozen pipe issues in Charlotte area last week.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) about 1 year ago

Hopefully, I won't need to use any of these tips down here in Florida.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) about 1 year ago

Good morning Lisa. The sounds of fans and dehumidifiers are the backround noise as I write this. Seems building management missed the boat and I am paying the price. But the water is mostly gone! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) about 1 year ago

Lisa, definitely good information during the winter months. Even here in Florida, freezing pipes can pose a problem occasionally and especially absent owners need to take precautions.

Posted by Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living (Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!) about 1 year ago

Having lived in homes as old as built in 1910 I have become quite adept and keeping pipes from freezing.

Posted by Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties (The Virtual Real Estate Team) about 1 year ago

This is good information to share. I have seen notices of frozen pipes in our area.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) about 1 year ago

Good information Lisa. I wouldn't think you would have to worry about this usually, but the tips are terrific.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) about 1 year ago

Tammy Lankford, I would still wrap them...an ounce of prevention(!)

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Thank you Jeff Dowler frozen pipes can be very costly.  Even if there is insurance coverage, who wants to go through the mess of dealing with the clean up!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Thank you David Wright please feel free to share the link!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

It's normally not an issue here Endre Barath, Jr. but every once in awhile those blue northers blast through!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

With slabs you are usually only in trouble if you have plumbing located on exterior walls James Dray lucky, yes!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

And that is not the kind of surprise that anyone wants Barbara Todaro !

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Nina Hollander it seems that our real estate market and weather patterns align!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

If you did Gabe Sanders that would be a shocking surprise!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Oh no Wayne Martin what a nasty surprise...I hope that everything is back to normal with your building soon!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Thank you Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES hard to imagine that even areas of Florida can be affected by a freeze!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

It's a great skill to have Joe Pryor and will definitely save a lot of stress and money over a frozen pipe!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Thank you Roy Kelley heard a lot of areas on the news that had this problem!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Typically we don't here in Dallas Sheila Anderson but Mother Nature can be nasty at times!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

Lisa, thank you. I will!

Posted by David Wright, Real Estate Refined (Benchmark Realty, LLC) about 1 year ago

You are most welcome David Wright .  And I can see by your points that you are relatively new to the Rain...Welcome!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) about 1 year ago

These are very timely tips. My daughter has been trying to get Roto-Rooter to come clean the grease traps in her restaurant for 3 weeks and they couldn't get free to do it with all the frozen pipe emergencies.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) about 1 year ago

Lisa Von Domek < very timely post.  Up north, we have snow and cold from November - April.  Brr!

Stay warm in Dallas.

Posted by Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor (Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate) about 1 year ago

Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Golden1 Agents about 1 year ago

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