This is a sponsored post on behalf of Roto-Rooter with routine maintenance for pipes and easy ways to protect your pipes.
Easy Ways to Protect Your Pipes
Cold Weather Pipe Health
Now that it is cold outside, it is important to take steps to protect your pipes during the cold weather. If your pipes freeze, they can cause all sorts of problems. When the pipes freeze, water can expand and crack a pipe causing water damage. This will cost you not only money but also your time. There are ways to prevent your pipes from freezing.
Insulating the plumbing your garage, crawl spaces, and other cold areas will help prevent your pipes from freezing.
If your pipes have already frozen, it’s best to call a plumbing specialist. Roto-Rooter can quickly find crack pipes and fix them with insulation to stop any future damage. Did you know Roto-Rooter has a 24-hour emergency service that’s available 365 days a year?
Another great way to protect your pipes is with the Roto-Rooter Pipe Shield. Not only does it remove clogs, it actually prevents build up. This is an easy, budget-friendly way to protect your pipes. You can get a one-gallon container that is good for 64 treatments.
To use Pipe Shield on your kitchen, bathroom, shower, tub, and other drains, add 2 oz. of Pipe Sheild to 32 oz. of warm water. Then, pour it into the drain. Next, let it sit overnight. Then, flush it with hot water for one minute.
With all of the holidays, your pipes may be more likely to clog from all of the extra food in your sink and usage to your pipes. Check out the Roto-Rooter blog post on How to Keep Kitchen Pipes Clear.
Be sure to continue taking care of your pipes over the winter with these easy pipe maintenance tips in order to save yourself time and money down the road.
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