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Old 01-25-2004, 09:14 PM   #1
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this sucks i was gone all weekend at my dads working on the girlfriends car and we get home and our dang pipes are frozen. anyone got any tips to unfreeze them faster. we got a kerosene heater blowing on the main pipes.
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At least they didnt burst...

Try insulating them from now on if you can
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my neighbors water pipes boke and theirs water everywhere and the park owners wont do anything about it.
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Geez...well even more reason to try and insulate those pipes...
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Wow that sucks. It has been pretty frigid here. The school told us to be careful with the heat and all cause our pipes can freeze too.
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but ur lucky if ur pipes freeze u aint got go outside in this dang cold weather and deal with it. lucky bum
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it'* been really cold here too, last night on my way home from work at 1:30 Am it was -9 degrees Farenheit out! I have a 15 mile/20 minute drive from work to home, I let the car warm up for 5 minutes and I still didn't have full heat by the time I got home. the car was putting out warm air, but not hot. :(
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BE CAREFUL with how you thaw those pipes!!! I'm assuming they are metal, and if you heat the places where they connect too quickly, it makes it LIKELY that they will burst!!! Some parts of metal will heat faster than others, and strain the threads in the connections...probably damaging them and possibly ruining them!

--Christine
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smart lady!!
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Darn skippy, and thanks I just hope L27 sees it....

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