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  • Insulation Removal on US Air Force Reserve Base
  • Attic Cleaning at Google offices
  • Insulation Removal at Toyota offices
  • Attic Cleaning at AAA offices
  • Attic Cleaning at State Farm offices
  • Insulation Removal at Wells Fargo branch
  • Attic Cleaning and Insulation Removal for Caltrans offices
  • Insulation Removal at off campus housing
  • Bird droppings cleanup in parking deck

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Small Space Attic Cleaning - San Diego
Small Space Attic Cleaning – San Diego
Small Space Attic Cleaning – San Diego
Attic Debris Cleanup - Rancho Santa Fe
Attic Debris Cleanup – Rancho Santa Fe
Attic Debris Cleanup – Rancho Santa Fe
Blown Insulation Removal – Napa
Blown Insulation Removal – Napa
Blown Insulation Removal – Napa

Recent Posts

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Blown Insulation Vs Batt Insulation
February 10, 2016 Attic Guys
Blown Insulation vs. Rolled or Batt Insulation

When installing insulation in your home, there are several important decisions to make. These decisions…

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September 16, 2015 Attic Guys
The Benefits of a Well-Insulated Attic

Most people know, as homeowners, that they should probably insulate their attic, but what are…

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Attic Condensation
May 1, 2014 Logan A
Causes and Solutions For Attic Condensation

Condensation in the attic is a serious problem that must be addressed by homeowners. If…

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes During The Winter

Frozen pipe burst by cynthiacloskey

With the recent Polar Vortex sending temperatures plummeting throughout the country, many homeowners are having to deal with frozen pipes. This may not seem like an issue, but frozen pipes are susceptible to bursting. When water freezes inside the pipes, it expands; thus, creating greater pressure. When this pressure reaches a certain point, the pipes will no longer be able to handle it, at which point they burst. Unless you want to deal with a flooded mess inside your home, you should take the necessary action to protect pipe freezing during the winter.

Why Frozen Pipes Are a Problem

According to an article published by Patch.com, a 1/8-inch crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day, causing flooding, serious structural damage, and the immediate potential for mold. Cracks don’t have to be massively large to cause a fair amount of damage. Even the slightest puncture may end up causing thousands of dollars worth of damage, which is why homeowners should take a proactive approach towards preventing this problem.

Identify Problem Areas

The areas where pipes are most susceptible to freezing include the attic, basement and crawlspace. These ‘problem areas’ are typically poorly insulated, allowing the cold air to have a greater effect on plumbing. If you haven’t done so already, go throughout your home to identify the location of your pipes. Most homes built up north feature plumbing that’s either buries deep underground and/or well insulated to prevent freezing. Down south, however, builders don’t take these extra steps to help reduce the chance of freezing.

Let The Faucets Drip

The single most important step in preventing frozen pipes during the winter is to let your faucets drip at night. You don’t have to turn the faucets on full blast (which is a waste of water), but instead let them drip just slightly. This keeps the water moving throughout your home, which in turn reduces the chance of frozen pipes. Stagnant water freezes faster and more easily than moving water, which is why turning your faucets to a drip helps prevent frozen pipes.

Insulate Pipes

Pipe insulation is cheap, easy to find, and easy to install, so there’s really no reason why you homeowners should not use it. Placing a layer of insulation around the exposed pipes in your home offers a barrier of protection against the freezing temperatures.

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