We blinked and summer is over. It was a busy summer for Top Notch Plumbing — tankless hot water installations, sewer and drain cleanings, so many broken toilets fixed, and a load of leaks mended. Sounds fun, right? Well we certainly love it. And we appreciate being the go-to plumber in Greater Olympia!
Now for the serious business — we’re headed into the cold season. Cold + pipes = potential for problems. We’ve compiled a list of must-dos to help prevent cold weather plumbing issues.
Frozen pipes can do SERIOUS damage. Catastrophic damage, in fact. Get ahead of the game, before it’s too late, and do the following:
Prepping exterior elements is so very crucial to ensuring your house is protected.
There are telltale signs that your pipes are frozen; only a little trickle of water comes out, there is a bad smell coming from the faucet, and there’s frost on pipes. If you suspect a frozen pipe, call us IMMEDIATELY and do the following:
Burst pipes happen and they can be difficult to deal with. To lessen the damage, make sure every member of the household knows where the main water shut off is and how to turn it off/on.
If your pipes burst or you want a preventative home inspection completed, give us a call at our 24-hour service hotline: 360-446-0803.
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