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Tips for winter plumbing

Protect Your Plumbing System

The winter seasons in Canada is hard to come across for anyone, not to mention plumbing systems in the harsh stormy winter. Without the right preparation you might face a couple of problems related to your plumbing system. Here we have several winter plumbing tips for Toronto home owners to prevent plumbing problems.

  1. Always have warm and circulated air in house

Staying with a steady temperature in your house is always a good idea: not only does it keep you and your family members warm, but also for your plumbing system, which will avoid freezing problems. Our advice to our customers is to set the thermostat inside the house over 55 degress F. It will help to keep yourself away from plumbing issues.

  1. Insulate pipes

It is quite crucial to keep your pipes isolated from cold weather, since huge temperature changes may lead to disastrous freezing and leakage problems of plumbing. Therefore, before winter comes we recommend to install strips of polyethylene and inspect your pipers.

  1. Get prepared for outdoor faucets

Before winter seasons arrive, prepare check the status of your outdoor hoses. Always make sure they have been drained and disconnected to prevent the potential damage. This is because they are quite fragile, which means they would not be able to withstand the cold weather if you leave them outside.

  1. Inspect plumbing regularly

It is essential to inspect your pipe systems regularly. As a result, you will prevent potential problems like leakage, corrosion, freezing problems or other problems during winter seasons.  Check out whether the plumbing is fully working. If not, repair it as soon as possible in order to avoid bigger issues.

Drain’s 1 team is always available to fix any of your problem. We offer our services 24/7, so do not hesitate whatever time an emergency occur. Contact us for more winter plumbing tips for Toronto.


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