Keep Pipes From Bursting During A Freeze

Winter is well under way and ideally homeowners should have prepared their plumbing for freezing temperatures last fall. If you didn’t get around to wrapping your pipes back then, you can still keep your pipes from exploding. Here’s what to do to keep freezing temperatures from getting the better of your plumbing.

Don’t forget to protect outdoor faucets from freezing temperatures.

Don’t forget to protect outdoor faucets from freezing temperatures.

WINTERIZE NOW!

It’s better late than never when it comes to getting your Portland-area plumbing ready for icy weather. Give Apollo a call at 503-239-880l and our experts will do a complete analysis of your home’s plumbing system and make sure your pipes are protected. Our winterization service includes:

TAKE ACTION WHEN TEMPERATURES DROP

What if a deep freeze is imminent and you need to prepare your plumbing immediately? Here are several last-minute ways to keep your pipes from turning into popsicles.

WHAT TO DO IF A FREEZE IS UNDERWAY

Do you suspect your pipes are already starting to freeze, or worse, do you have a burst pipe?

BE PREPARED

It’s not uncommon for Portland metro area residents to be unprepared for freezing weather. Winters in the Pacific Northwest are generally mild. It’s easy to have a false sense of security. Inevitably, however, icy temps make a reappearance. Take measures well ahead of that eventuality by winterizing your plumbing each fall, keeping a temporary pipe patch kit handy and knowing how to turn off your water main valve.

When freezing temperatures threaten, keep our [contact][2] information handy. Apollo’s plumbers are available for 24-hour emergency service. Call us at 503-395-0900 for a free estimate.

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