Winter is coming, and it’s approaching fast! Forgetting about winterizing your home and plumbing system can lead to discomfort and a lot of avoidable costs!
Winter is on the way Barrhaven, and with that can come some plumbing issues with your pipes. Everyone here knows how cold it can become in this area sometimes; no matter how much you prepare your home your pipes might still freeze over. Before calling in the professionals, John THE Plumber offers some helpful tips to finding and fixing your frozen pipes.
If you have never entered your home and discovered that your pipe has burst while you’ve been away, I’m sure you know someone who has had this awful experience. It’s a reality everyone in the Kanata area can face in the winter months if your pipes aren’t ready to handle the cold.
Most areas of Ontario experience more extreme winter temperatures than other parts of Canada, and according to the Farmer’s Almanac it would appear Mother Nature has special plans for the Ottawa Valley this year, and that includes you Nepean!
If you live in an area such as Orleans ON, you know we get some extreme temperatures in the winter. With these temperatures all residents run the risk of pipes freezing in their homes. As the water in your pipes freeze, it can expand by up to 10%; this expansion can cause your pipes to split or possibly even burst.