Beware of Frozen Pipes and Drain Lines

Frozen Drain Lines in CTIt is COLD. Freezing actually. This can create headaches for homeowners because your pipes can freeze, and so can your drain line for your water treatment equipment.

What to Look For:

  • Poor water quality
  • Extra water in your brine tank
  • No water or water pressure loss

What to Do:

If you have confirmed your pipes/drainline is frozen, here are a few tips:

  • Put a space heater in the basement – recently our customer with no water did this and had water back within an hour!Frozen Pipes in Connecticut House
  • Buy heat tape from a local hardware store –wrap your drain line in heat tape to help it thaw
  • Grab a hair dryer– believe it or not, this works if you have an extension cord long enough! We typically use a blow torch to thaw out the drainline.