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How do you unfreeze your pipes?
What will happen if your pipes freeze?
How do you thaw frozen drain pipes?
Do all frozen pipes burst?


“It’s not the frozen pipes that really get plumbers’ phones ringing,
“It’s the thawing pipes that leak and spew water after a hard freeze.


Call a Professional- If you are unable to thaw the pipe, unable to locate the frozen pipe, do not feel comfortable thawing a pipe yourself or if a pipe bursts,
you should call a plumber or other professional. They will be able to remedy the problem for you.
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How to Thaw a Frozen Pipe
Before doing anything, shut off the water supply to that section of plumbing
(or the entire house if that’s the only option) because the real trouble begins after the thaw.
That’s because the frozen water may be acting as a plug,
preventing water from spilling out of the cracks in your pipes. When that plug is thawed,
water gushes out. It’s a good idea to be ready with a mop, bucket,
and towels in case there’s a plumbing leak.
Risks of Thawing a Frozen Pipe
There are two main risks you should be aware of when attempting to thaw a frozen water pipe.

Fire- When using any heat source to thaw the frozen pipe, you can run the risk of starting a fire. Make sure to follow all safety instructions
and never leave the product unattended.
Burst Pipe- If you do not begin the thawing process correctly, you could cause the pipe to burst. Always start thawing closest to the faucet.
How to Fix Freezing Water Pipes
These tips will help you thaw your freezing pipes —
and avoid extensive damage

The best way to deal with freezing pipes is to prevent them in the first place.

But if the unthinkable does happen, you’ll have to act fast to minimize the damage and cost of repairs.

Related: How to Keep Your Pipes From Exploding This Winter
Why Freezing Pipes Burst
Locate the Frozen Pipe
In order to thaw a frozen pipe, you must first determine which pipe or pipes are frozen. Turn on the faucets in your property.

If no water comes out, or only a slight trickle escapes, then a pipe leading to the faucet is likely frozen. If one pipe is frozen,
there is a chance others have frozen also. In order to thaw a frozen pipe, you must first determine which pipe or pipes are frozen. Turn on the faucets in your property. If no water comes out, or only a slight trickle escapes, then a pipe leading to the faucet is likely frozen. If one pipe is frozen, there is a chance others have frozen also. If the pipes are exposed, such as pipes under sinks, in basements or along the exterior of the house, you may be able to see the frozen portion of the pipe. Frozen pipes often have frost on them or may have a slight bulge. If the blockage is located in part of the pipe that you have access to, you will have more options for easily thawing the pipe than if the frozen portion is enclosed behind a wall.

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                   Where to Begin the Thawing Process
You should always begin the thawing process near the faucet then work your way down to the blockage.This will help ensure that the melting ice and steam is able to escape through the open faucet. If you start the thawing process closer to the blockage, the melting ice could get stuck behind the blockage, creating more pressure in the pipe and increasing the chances the pipe will burst.
Thawing a frozen water pipe quickly is important. However, it is just as
important to thaw the frozen pipe correctly. Here are seven tips to follow to
help you get the water flowing and to help you avoid a burst pipe and potentially
damaging flood at your property. 
How do you unfreeze your pipes?
What will happen if your pipes freeze?
How do you thaw frozen drain pipes?
Do all frozen pipes burst?



Preventing Frozen Pipes
There are steps you can take to help prevent your pipes from freezing in the future. This includes:

Keeping the Heat On
Allowing Faucets to Drip Slightly
Keeping All Interior Doors Open
Sealing Up Holes and Cracks
Adding Extra Insulation
Removing Exterior Hoses and Shutting Off Interior Valves Feeding Those Hoses
Open the Faucet
Before you begin attempting to thaw a frozen pipe, you will want to open the faucet that the pipe feeds water into.
Make sure to open both the hot and cold handles. This will help to relieve pressure in the system and will allow
the water to escape once you begin to thaw the pipe.