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Frozen pipes are common during freezing winter season. With heaps of snow and low temperature, pipes gets severely damaged over time and if left unchecked, they become a huge problem. The harsh Connecticut weather brings so much harm to pipe systems of every home and facility. Do note though that pipes do not suddenly burst, but it is a result of normal deterioration of elements and continual exposure to freezing temperature making them brittle and prone to bursting.There are so many ways to tell if your pipes are frozen. You should be on the lookout for the following signs to see if your pipes are frozen or are still in the process of freezing:
- Damp walls – When the pipes on your walls are constantly leaking, the signs of water will show up on your wall.
- Bad odor inside your home – This is a surefire way to tell that there is something wrong with your pipes. The strong smell of sewage is often noticeable and this simply means that there is something backing up within your pipe system. This normally happens on the lower level part of your home.
- Unusual sounds – Once you hear strange sounds, check it immediately as it could be caused by damaged pipes or poor water flow.
- Constant clogs and other plumbing problems – If you have been consistently dealing with clogged drains and toilets, then you could have a bigger pipe system issue to deal with.
The Cold Connecticut Weather Damages Your PipesIf you are living in any city in Connecticut, it is a must that your pipes, especially the ones outside, to be insulated. This is essential as when the temperatures drop below zero, your pipes become more susceptible to freezing. A lot of extra pressure builds up in pipes, even in metal ones, when the water inside it starts to freeze. This scenario causes sudden burst when the pipes are no longer able to withstand the added pressure. Once this happens, the water will reach everything near the bursting incident and continue to run down to the lower part, usually the basement, soaking everything it possibly can. This leads to further damage including structural damage. The licensed techs in Connecticut are trained enough to quickly locate and repair the pipe problem to ensure that the problem gets fixed the soonest possible time.
Broken pipes cause Mold that Endangers Your familyPlumbers 911 has a network of training technicians in Connecticut all capable of handling plumbing emergencies and quickly responds to any plumbing mishap. This becomes even more important in times of bursting pipes. When the water from the burst pipes follows the natural flow of gravity towards your basement, it will most likely cause more structural damage if not fixed immediately. This structural damage may cause a more concerning problem to you family’s health: mold growth. According to the Center for Disease Control, mold growth causes a variety of health issues, such as:
- Throat irritation
- Stuffy nose
- Eye irritation
- Skin rashes