Frozen pipes can lead to messy clean up and unexpected bills. Being prepared my help you to avoid the unexpected disaster. Understanding how pipes freeze will help you better prepare to avoid a water loss due to frozen pipes.
Water expands as it freezes. When the expansion takes place, it puts pressure on the pipe, whether the pipe is metal or plastic. Expanding water can then cause the pipe to break. Pipes most likely to break are those that are exposed to severe cold. Outside hose bibs are frequent culprits. Water sprinkler lines and water supply pipes in unheated areas are also the common cause of frozen pipes.
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