If you’ve lived through even one St. Louis winter, then you know just how impossibly chilly it gets! With that decline in temperature comes an unfortunately popular problem–frozen pipes. And, frozen plumbing has the potential to lead to a lot of damage if not properly addressed. The problem isn’t so much the freezing itself, but the thawing. Thawing creates a negative pressure within the pipes, and this is what leads to your pipes bursting.
To protect your plumbing from this unfortunate end, there are a few things you can do. Read on to learn how to protect your plumbing by preventing frozen pipes. And if you discover any problems with your plumbing as winter comes upon us, be sure to contact our professional plumbers!