Though not quite arctic in climate, temperatures in the UK regularly dip well below the 0 celsius mark on the thermometer. While many are busy thinking about Christmas and the holiday season, there is danger of ignoring the effect that frosty and icy weather conditions can have on our homes, especially pipework and drainage systems.
This could lead to potentially extensive and costly repairs if the health of your pipes is ignored when the mercury drops. Frozen pipes are susceptible to cracking, and a blockage caused by ice could see water supply to the taps cut off.
So what are some of the best ways to tackle frozen pipes?