Wednesday, 27 January 2016
3 Winter Plumbing Solutions for Common Problems in Saskatoon Homes
Saskatoon is known for variations in temperature as well as rather drastic seasonal changes. It stands to reason that common household maintenance needs such as plumbing should be addressed as soon as a problem arises. This is especially important during the cold winter months which are known to average -22ºC temps(1). There are nonetheless common maintenance issues that must always be highlighted. Frozen Pipes Freezing pipes are always a concern when the mercury plummets. As water expands when it freezes, there are always chances that a pipe will burst (2). Adequate insulation can help to avoid this situation and yet there are still times when a Saskatoon plumbing company must be called. This is actually quite a dire situation. Not only can a broken pipe or fitting lead to a great deal of damage, but a family could very well be without water for an extended period of time. Plumbing experts will be able to address this problem quickly.