Tips To Avoid Freezing Pipes During The Winter

Now that Winter is here, our pipes sometimes freeze and may even burst. There are numerous was with which you can prepare your home during the winter in order to prevent any accidents from happening. Some tips include: Protect all pipes that are outdoor by wrapping them with foam tubes which are available at any DIY stores. If your loft is insulated, check to ensure that this insulation covers any exposes pipes. If you are going on holidays, turn off the water stopcock (you can read our previous blog entitled How to Turn off your stop cock on how to do this). If water in your pipe freezes, this can cause the pipe to burst.  It is also handy to have a good plumber at hand should the need arise. For a more comprehensive way of protecting your home from any accidents or keeping your home warm during this winter, visit www.thameswater.co.uk