Frozen Pipes

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Cold weather and pipes

by admin on November 12, 2014 , No comments

Cold winter weather can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and – possibly – crack or burst, causing misery, with significant and distressing flooding and costly water damage to your home.

Taking preventative measures before winter sets in can reduce or eliminate the risk of frozen pipes, other cold-weather threats and the need for an emergency plumber. Be aware that all the pipework within the boundary of your home or business is your responsibility.

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Frozen condensate pipes

by admin on November 1, 2014 , No comments

Over the last few years, the UK has experienced some prolonged spells of cold and icy weather. This has resulted in a rise in the number of calls to heating engineers from householders with condensing (high efficiency) boilers, where the condensate drainage pipe has frozen and become blocked with ice.

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