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Frozen Pipes Can Be Avoided!

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Frozen pipes are a detrimental setback for homeowners and business owners alike.  The freezing of pipes will not only freeze the flow of water, but it will also add an immense amount of pressure to your pipes, causing them to break or burst.  Since winter will be upon us for a little longer, how can you stay ahead of this problem?

Answer: The best plumber in Warren is right here at Bison Plumbing!  Let us take you through a few ways to avoid frozen pipes and get ahead of such an issue in your home or business:

Wrapping Pipes with Insulation Sleeves

In order to slow heat transfer in your pipes, and to keep heat contained in pipes during the winter, we suggest homeowners wrap their pipes with sleeves lined with insulation.  We recommend this be done especially in crawl spaces, basements, cellars, and areas of the home or business that have exposed pipes.

Before Going on Vacation, Drain Your Water Systems

If you are going out of town between now and when the spring comes, we recommend you drain your water systems before you depart.  You will be glad by taking this precautionary step should you be away and a temperature drop occurs.  Doing so will not only avoid a potential disaster in your pipes, but it will save you some money in the long run by shutting off your water line.

To Allow for Circulation, Let Water Drip from Faucets

Turning on your faucets slightly will allow a small amount of water to flow through your pipes.  By allowing a constant flow of water to travel through your pipes, water cannot stay stagnant, and will not freeze.  This preventable method could be crucial for nights that drop well below freezing temperatures (32 degrees Fahrenheit).

Here at Bison Plumbing, we take responsibility for protecting our waterways, drinking water, and the plumbing of your home seriously.  By setting a new standard in our industry we hope to raise all our competitors’ standards by being the best plumber around.  We believe by our hard work, dedication, cleanliness, and professionalism we can achieve our goals of making a difference.  All while accomplishing this at a reasonable cost.

Bison Plumbing: The Best Plumbers in Warren, MI

Since 1998, Bison Plumbing has provided fully insured, licensed local plumbing services and mechanical piping for homes and businesses with an unmatched customer experience.  We only use the best parts and supplies available to be able to perform at the best for our valued customers.  We are always making sure to stay ahead of the curve and regulated with all current mechanical codes and regulations set by the state of Michigan.

When Bison Plumbing is on the job you can rest assured that your job will be done right, on time, and for a fair price.  We do all kinds of plumbing repairsdrain snaking and remedying clogged drainssewer line replacement and sewer repairs, rooter work, and more local plumber work.

With your help and a little hard work, we can help keep our systems and infrastructures operating efficiently for generations to come.  Give us a call today at (586) 335-2238 or fill out our contact form for more information!

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