Category Frozen Pipes

Dec
30
2016

How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

Now that winter is finally upon us, it’s time to start preparing your home against common winter plumbing problems. One of the most common and potentially disastrous winter plumbing problems is frozen pipes. When the water inside pipes freezes, it puts excess pressure on your pipes which can cause them to burst. When these pipes […]




Nov
10
2016

Watch Out For These Common Winter Plumbing Problems

Winter is upon us again, which means there’s a whole new host of plumbing problems to be aware of. Decreasing temperatures can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing system, causing leakage, flooding and other forms of plumbing-related water damage. Luckily, most winter plumbing problems that you may experience in your home are easily avoidable with […]




Oct
1
2015

Beat the Freeze: 5 Fool Proof Ways to Insulate Your Pipes This Winter

Toronto plumbers find a lot of cases of frozen pipes all over Canada. It’s not uncommon (especially later in the winter) that pipes freeze up and burst, posing a huge convenience and inefficiency issue. Plus, inefficient plumbing wastes energy and puts an unnecessary strain on your appliances and water heating devices. We’ve found that a […]




Mar
11
2014

What to Do in the Case of Frozen Pipes

We all dread the effects the harsh winter will have on our bodies and even on our homes. What every homeowner dreads more than anything else when the temperature reaches several digits below zero degrees – is for the house pipes to freeze and explode. When water freezes and expands inside pipes, it can cause […]




Oct
8
2013

Preventing Frozen Pipes During Toronto Winters

With extreme Toronto weather come extreme plumbing problems. Frozen pipes are just one of the many winter related plumbing issues that Priority Plumbing is called for on a regular basis. When pipes freeze during the winter time, the water pressure inside them builds up and causes blockages and cracks to occur. Prevention is the first […]




Feb
15
2012

Hammer Time! (Sorry MC – WATER Hammer)

Water hammer is a specific plumbing noise, not a generic name for pipe clatter. It occurs when you shut off the water suddenly and the fast-moving water rushing through the pipe is brought to a quick halt, creating a sort of shock wave and a hammering noise. Plumbing that’s properly installed has air chambers, or […]




Nov
28
2011

Thawing Frozen Pipes In Your Toronto Home

If you live in a cold climate like Toronto where you experience freezing temperatures in the winter, especially temperatures below freezing, you may have experienced or one day have to deal with the problem of frozen pipes. Frozen pipes, if they should break, can cause significant water damage to your home and your property inside […]




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