The start of winter means Calgary homeowners are probably bracing for bitter cold and high heating bills. But if you're looking to save a little by lowering the thermostat, be careful not to cause a frozen pipe, as it could lead to repairs far more expensive than any utility bill.
Pipes near exterior, uninsulated walls are the most likely ones to freeze. Take these steps to minimize the risk:
If you spot a frozen pipe, you'll need to act quickly to prevent a leak and costly damage.
In the event that any pipe in your home has frozen, it's essential that you call your local Calgary Roto-Rooter emergency plumbing service quickly. A professional can help find and treat the issue before it escalates into a serious problem.