Call For a Licensed Plumber: (317) 859-9999

Frozen Pipes

Frozen Pipes are Frustrating

Frozen pipes is a common and menacing phenomenon in our Indiana winters. Although we are familiar with thawing frozen foods, to thaw frozen pipes, it takes a lot of technique and skill, something that you don’t really need when preparing frozen food for dinner.

Tips to consider when dealing with Frozen Pipes:

  • As a prerequisite, keep most of the faucets open. This is done because as we commence to thaw frozen pipe, the ice begins to melt. The molten water starts to flow out through the frozen area and this flowing water through the rest of the pipe will assist in melting more ice pipe. This water should be allowed to flow out to speed up the thawing precess.
  • The most common and feasible method to thaw frozen water pipes is by using electric hair driers, steam irons or a heat lamp. While thawing pipes with such heating equipment, start from the frozen area closest to the open faucet and then move away from it toward the farthest end.Note: Do not use a propane heater, a blowtorch or some open flame device for this purpose. This will heat the pipe too quickly and may cause the melting water to start boiling and cause the pipe to rupture.
  • Another way is to heat some water to a lukewarm temperature and pour it on to the frozen area. It is advisable not to overheat the water till it starts boiling, and heat it only till it gets lukewarm. However, if you want to speed up the process, you can do it by using boiled water and pour it over rags of some cloth wrapped around a frozen area on the pipe. Pouring boiling water directly over the frozen pipe is unacceptable for risk of pipe bursting.• Keep applying the heat till the restoration of full water pressure is observed through the faucet. In case one cannot locate the frozen pipes or the frozen area is inaccessible or due to some reasons you are unable to thaw the pipe it is advisable to call a licensed plumber.• Do not stop after you’re done with one area. Inspect all remaining faucets in your home to determine, if there are more pipes that are frozen. If one pipe can freeze, there’s a large probability that others can freeze as well.

If you find that any of the above are not working do not hesitate to give us a call at (317) 859-9999

Schedule Your Appointment Now

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
Instagram post 2197445488135219769_1660079696 A SUSPENSEFUL Call to fix a leaking Spigot in a Crawl Space. *Parental Advisory*

Call Carter's My Plumber!
(317)-859-9999

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #shoplocal #localbusiness #greenwood  #Indianapolis #plumbingcompany #cartersmyplumber
Instagram post 2196660662948418761_1660079696 It's a Beautiful Day to Help Customers Like You with Plumbing Needs! 
Call (317)-859-9999 
cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #plumbingcompany
Instagram post 2195975976482212256_1660079696 A Review from Today! We have the BEST Techs in Indianapolis!
Call Today at (317)-859-9999
#CartersMyPlumber

www.cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #localbusiness #greenwood #Indiana #Indianapolis #family #plumbingcompany #cartersmyplumber
Instagram post 2193094945086399530_1660079696 Happy Friday! We got some tug-of-war going on! #GoldenFriday

#LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #greenwood #indianapolis
#plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness  #company #family #plumbingcompany
Instagram post 2192284312682284895_1660079696 On Time, Fixed Right, With Courtesy, Respect, & A Smile! Call Carter's My Plumber!
(317)-859-9999

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #shoplocal #localbusiness #greenwood  #Indianapolis #plumbingcompany #cartersmyplumber
Instagram post 2190798193062368398_1660079696 BEFORE & AFTER! Get Rid of that Old & Slow Water Heater! Call Carter's My Plumber Today for a FREE Estimate!
(317)-859-9999

#LicensedPlumber #Plumbing #Local #ShopLocal #Indianapolis #Greenwood #Franklin #Whiteland #cartersmyplumber
Instagram post 2187178476019915602_1660079696 Have a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Carter's My Plumber!

www.cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowne #localbusiness #greenwood #Indiana #Indianapolis #company #family #plumbingcompany #cartersmyplumber
Instagram post 2186483452257698558_1660079696 Do not miss the @princeofplumbing on @wishtv8 tomorrow during Thanksgiving Dinner! 
cartersmyplumber.com

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #localbusiness #greenwood #Indianapolis #company #family #plumbingcompany
Instagram post 2182134288572808696_1660079696 On Time, Fixed Right, With Courtesy, Respect, & A Smile! Call Carter's My Plumber!
(317)-859-9999

#LicensedContractor #LicensedPlumber #plumbing #plumber #local #familyowned #shoplocal #localbusiness #greenwood  #Indianapolis #plumbingcompany #cartersmyplumber
Instagram post 2181399472297323835_1660079696 Call Carter's My Plumber for your plumbing problem in Indianapolis, Greenwood, Franklin, Beech Grove, Fishers, and more! (317)-859-9999!

#LicensedPlumber #Plumbing #Local #ShopLocal #Indianapolis #Greenwood #Franklin #Whiteland #CartersMyPlumber
Carter's My Plumber Logo

Get your home tips here

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!