Medina Frozen Pipe Repair


Medina Frozen Pipe Repair and Prevention

A Frozen Pipe Left Untreated can cause Thousands of Dollars in Damages and Repairs.  As you know it gets pretty Cold in Medina during the Winter months with temperatures dropping into single digits for weeks on end sometimes.  As Water Freezes, air gets trapped in tiny bubbles when Ice is formed making the previous Water Volume expand.  Most current Water Supply Pipes are Copper and when Copper Pipes freeze they become very brittle, in fact one bump on a Frozen Copper Pipe can cause major damage.  Now when that Pipe thaws out it will send out 4 to 8 gallons of Water A Minute damaging everything in its path including Drywall, Electronics, Personable Memories, and Creating a Home for Unhealthy Black Mold and Mildew.  Just the cost of Eliminating Mold can run into the Thousands of Dollars.  As Experts in Frozen Pipe Repair, Medina Resident's have turned to Modern Process Plumbing to help Solve their Frozen Pipe Issues.

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What To Do If You Get A Frozen Pipe

First signs of a Frozen Pipe is reduced water flow or No Water coming out of a Faucet, Bath or Shower.  Locate possible areas where pipe maybe frozen.  Frozen Pipes will also make different Noises as the Pipes expand and Retract.  Need help finding the problem areas in Medina give us a call at 330-242-6564 or Contact Us Today.

 

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Medina Frozen Pipe What To Do

  • Turn Off Main Water Line
  • Turn on Lowest source of water either a basement faucet or a down stairs bathroom faucet
  • Find source of Frozen Pipe checking vulnerable areas such as Basement, Attics, and Crawl Spaces.
  • Turn up heat in that area either opening vents, turning up thermostat, or adding Space Heaters but be careful to ensure Space Heater is used safely following Manufacturer Instructions.
  • Use Pipe Foam found out local Hardware stores to insulate Pipes make sure Pipes are dried before putting Foam on to stop rotting and Mold from growing.
  • If water is leaking or a pipe has burst ensure water is drained or cleaned up ASAP to stop Mold from growing use box fans to speed up drying process.
  • Call 330-242-6564 or Request Service today in Medina.
  • Once Pipe thaws out turn Water Line back on slowly checking for leaks have someone help you check other lines in the home or business.

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Medina Frozen Pipe What NOT TO DO

  • DO NOT use a Hair Dryer to thaw out a Pipe--Any water leaking or dripping from pipe can cause electrocution.
  • DO NOT use an open flame from a burner--This can overheat a pipe weaking it causing  it to burst plus increasing accidental fires
  • DO NOT go into a basement that is flooded with power still on.
  • Do NOT use Torch Flame on Copper Pipes as this loosens Soldering Joints.

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Medina Broken or Damaged Pipes

A Broken or Damaged Pipe is a very serious issue and needs to be handled by a Professional Plumber.  Modern Process Plumbing replaces broken and damaged Copper pipe with New PEX Piping which is not only cheaper but withstands freezing without breaking.

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  • We will diagnose the Frozen Pipe Issue 
  • De-thaw Frozen Pipes using the Safest Measures
  • Install New PEX Piping to replace damaged and broken Copper Pipes Where needed.
  • Install Insulation Foam where necessary to help protect areas that are a threat to freeze
  • Clean up any old piping and any damaged fixtures
  • Clean Up Water Damage where needed. 
  • Check for any other troubled areas in house and consult on Ways to Protect Pipes from Freezing.

Medina Frozen Pipe Prevention

Prevention is the biggest key to avoid Frozen Pipes.  Take a walk around your Home or Business look for any places where cold air can get in such as cracks in the foundation or missing screens and cracked glass on windows.  Check for Sudden drops in Temperatures and Ensure Heat Vents are open and working correctly. 
  • Locate all Water Shut Off Valves and Share Information with Your Family
  • Ensure All Heater Vents are Open in Basements, Crawl Spaces, and Attics
  • Seal any cracks in foundation 
  • Cover any Basement Windows where possible
  • Drain outside hoses and faucets
  • Use Space Heaters in Under Heated Areas During Freeze Alerts
  • Follow All Manufacturer Warnings and Directions on All Portable Heaters.
  • Ensure all outside Well Pipes are insulated and clear
  • Repair any Cracked or Damaged Pipes As You See Them
  • Look for exposed Pipes in Crawl Spaces, Garages, and Attics
  • Insulate exposed Pipes
  • For pipes on outer walls during extended periods with low temperatures turn on faucets with cold and hot water to keep a slow trickle of water
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  • Turn Off Main Water Line
  • Set Thermostat in House no lower than 60 Degrees Fahrenheit
  • Ensure All Heater Vents are Open in Basements, Attics, and Crawl Spaces
  • Ask another family member or neighbor to check on your house
  • If your house or business is heated with a water system you will have to leave the Main Water Line On

 

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