Nytech Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing has certified technicians to take care of your Furnace installation near Parker CO.
 

Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Nytech Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing has certified technicians to take care of your Furnace installation near Parker CO.
Schedule Service

Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Most winters, Mother Nature throws us into frigid temperatures here in Colorado, and these low temperatures can wreak havoc on your plumbing system if your pipes freeze up. Frozen pipes will leave you without water and can lead to costly repairs. A little prevention will go a long way to protect your Douglas County home.

Before the Cold Weather Hits:

Plumbing Repair Castle Rock, CO
Plumbers in Castle Rock, CO
  • Verify your irrigation or sprinkling system is drained and turned off. Disconnect garden hoses.
  • Address drafty windows and doors. Look for exterior gaps near electrical wiring, dryer vents, outdoor plumbing fixtures, skylights, and solar panels. Using caulk or spray foam that is designed for outdoor applications to fill in the gaps.
  • Know where your water shut-off valve is located and test it to ensure you can shut it off if needed (they tend to stick when not used very often).
  • Protect exposed pipes with insulation, heat tape, or temperature-controlled heat cables.

When the Temps Drop:

Plumbing Repair Castle Rock, CO
  • If you have pipes running through cabinets or vanities (especially on exterior walls), open the doors to allow warm air to flow in.
  • Turn faucets that are on exterior walls to allow a slow drip. This will keep the water moving through the pipes and reduce the risk of freezing.

If Your Pipes Freeze:

Plumbers in Castle Rock, CO
Plumbing Leak Repair Castle Rock, CO
  • Shut off your water at the main water valve.
  • Thaw pipes using a heat source (hair dryers, heated blankets, or space heaters will do the trick). Do not use kerosene heaters or any device with an open flame. During this process, keep a close eye on the pipes and don’t leave the space unattended.
  • Once the pipes are thawed, you’ll want to test them. Start by turning the water on at the main valve, then slowly turn on the closest faucet while checking the pipes and joints near the problem area for cracks or leaks. Then, increase the flow and recheck everything.
$50 OFF
Plumbing or Leak Repair*
Save money on your next Furnace service in Castle Rock CO.
*Valid on minimum purchase of $200. Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires February, 2024
303-663-6840    Click To Schedule

If you run into plumbing issues, give us a call to repair plumbing leaks, unclog drains, repair or replace toilets, and repair your water heater. Our licensed plumbers are standing by to get you taken care of right away.

If it's in your home and water runs through it – our talented team of plumbers can take care of it!

Get In Touch
 
Address:   970 Park St
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Phone:   303-663-6840
Plumbing Lic# 0003732
Schedule a Heater repair service in Castle Rock CO
Connect With Us
 

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Service Hours:
24/7 Emergency Service Available

Plumbing Lic# 0003732
Schedule a Heater repair service in Castle Rock CO
Payment Options
 
For Furnace repair service in Castle Rock CO, we accept most major credit cards.
 
We accept cash for Heating repair service provided in Larkspur CO.
We accept check for Furnace repair service provided in Parker CO.
 
Allow Nytech Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing to repair your Heater in Larkspur CO
Home   |   Email Us   |   Schedule Service   |   Get a Quote   |   Maintenance   |   Employment   | Financing   |   Search Site