Frozen Pipe Response Plan
While we all hope to avoid frozen pipes in the winter. The reality is through all efforts pipes are going to freeze and water damage will occur as result. It is an unfortunate reality. If you should meet this fate it is better to be equipped with a response plan. So here are four quick and easy tips of action to perform if your pipes have ALREADY frozen over.
First, locate the water main shut-off valve and turn off the water
Second, open the faucet so thawing water can flow freely & relieve pressure
Third, warm the pipes w/ a space heater or hairdryer
Fourth, close faucets and turn on water
Fifth, check for leaks
After taking these initial steps you find leaks causing water damage follow the next two steps:
Protect your belongings
Call SERVPRO of The Windsors! We will take it from here.