Frozen Pipes

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As Denver Thaws, Frozen Pipes Cause Headaches

As frozen pipes thaw from the record-setting cold snap this week, they’ll possibly burst if they’re full of water.


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Warmer Temperatures Can Burst Frozen Pipes

Rising temperatures are causing frozen pipes to thaw out and might cause problems for homeowners.


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How To Keep Pipes From Freezing In The Cold

Frozen pipes cause a huge amount of damage each year, but unlike natural disasters, this disaster is largely preventable.


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Plumbers See Calls Double After The Deep Freeze

Plumbing companies said they saw their calls more than double on Wednesday because the quick change in weather made a spike in frozen pipes bursting.


A burst pipe left behind a lot of damage at a Family Dollar store in Thornton. (credit: CBS)

Warmer Weather Causes Problems With Frozen Pipes

After several days of below freezing temperatures in the Denver metro area and several nights below zero, the warmer weather is causing some issues with pipes.


A photo of the cleanup effort on Jan. 14, 2013, at Legend High School. (credit: Douglas County School District)

Freezing Issues Force 5 Douglas County Schools To Close

Five different schools in Douglas County were closed Monday because of water problems caused by extremely cold temperatures.


Both copper and plastic pipes can break in frigid temperatures. (credit: CBS)

Keep Your Pipes From Bursting In Freezing Weather

Water loss damage from burst pipes is second in insurance claims only to hail damage in Colorado. There are ways to keep the pipes in your home from bursting.


Both copper and plastic pipes can break in frigid temperatures. (credit: CBS)

Prevent Frozen Pipes With A Few Simple Steps

When the weather warms up after a few days of subzero temperatures, that is when plumbers are the busiest. Those frozen pipes thaw and the breaks begin.


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Busted Pipes Can Happen In Homes Old & New

Frigid temperatures are taking their toll on homes in the metro area, both old and new. Plumbers are busy this week fixing busted pipes.


Firefighters rushed to the Aspen Arms apartments in Denver Wednesday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Apt. Fire Started While Thawing Frozen Pipes With Propane Torch

Firefighters in Denver rushed to the Aspen Arms apartments at 335 Sherman Wednesday afternoon. They said someone started a fire while trying to thaw frozen pipes with a propane torch.



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