How to prevent pipes from freezing Turning on a faucet first thing in the morning and nothing comes out is the first sign of frozen pipes. If a severe cold snap hits, prevent freezing and subsequent bursting of plumbing pipes by following the suggestions below. Even if the pipes do freeze, you can thaw them before they burst if you act quickly. When temperatures fall below freezing for over 6 hours, here’s how to keep your pipes from freezing: Keep a trickle of water running from a...

Winterizing your plumbing is a virtually cost-free alternative to frozen pipes. If  you are planning to leave your home for an extended time during a cold winter this is not a bad idea. Turn off the main shutoff valve or have the water company turn off service to the house. Starting at the top floor, open all faucets, both indoors and outside. When the last of the water has dripped from the taps, open the plug at the main shutoff valve if possible (you may have to contact the water...

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions How long will it take to fix my problem? Each plumbing issue is different. Due to years of expertise, we are able to save you time and money in the process. We are able to identify and quickly fix issues and most importantly, prevent them from happening again. How much will my project cost me? Chad King’s Plumbing offers you a free quotation before any work is done. We provide you with a full description of what needs to be done and...