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  • byang05
    Senior Member
    • Jan 2024
    • 191

    Best Practices for Preventing Frozen Pipes?

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  • Riri
    Senior Member
    • Jan 2024
    • 120

    #2
    Insulating any exposed pipes in my home's unheated spaces, such as the attic, crawl space, or garage, is one of my first tasks. Heat tape can be wrapped around the pipes or foam pipe insulation sleeves can be used for this.

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    • BossDPM
      Junior Member
      • Mar 2024
      • 29

      #3
      I've found that opening cabinet doors under sinks during cold snaps helps warm air circulate around pipes, reducing the risk of freezing. 🚪

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      • Kennethn
        Senior Member
        • Jan 2024
        • 286

        #4
        Prevent frozen pipes with a little TLC—keep those faucets dripping and cabinets open, and cozy up exposed pipes with insulation. It's like giving your plumbing a warm blanket for winter! 🚿🧤❄️

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