Got Frozen Pipes?
With another cold snap hitting Minneapolis keep an eye out for frozen pipes in your home or business. If you turn on a faucet and only a trickle comes out, suspect a frozen pipe. Likely places for frozen pipes include against exterior walls or where your water service enters your home through the foundation. Keep […]
Keep Your House From Freezing
If you live in Minnesota you are well aware that winter is and has been loud and proud recently. Below freezing temperatures, cold air, ice, and snow make the warmth inside your house cozy and inviting. At least, that is, when your house is up to the task. We have been experiencing a high volume […]
Frozen Pipes? 24Restore Knows How To Take The Chill Out
With the cold snap that has hit us in Minneapolis, I think it’s important that we talk about frozen pipes today! What should you do if a water pipe freezes? Obviously, the best answer is to make sure it never happens again! When the water freezes, it tries to expand inside the pipe. It pushes […]
DIY: A Fast and Low-Cost Way to Prevent Frozen Pipes
Happy February Minneapolis! Unfortunately, those temps have yet dropped again! Gotta just love the way Minnesota teases us in the winter with a 40-degree day, only to drop a mere 50 degrees the next day (I do honestly find the humor in it even though it truly is a very bitter thing for mother nature […]
More on.…How and Where Pipes Freeze!
With as cold as it has been here in Minneapolis and most of the Midwest I feel like we can talk and educate on this enough! Frozen water pipes are a serious risk during very cold winter weather. When water freezes in a pipe, it expands and can exert pressure at over 2,000 pounds per […]
Fight the Freeze my fellow Minneapolis Warriors!
With the temperatures dropping as low as they did last week, all of us in Minneapolis and surrounding areas need to be paying close attention to not only how warm we dress and our vehicles but also our homes. Cold weather can be terribly hard on so many things, as Minnesotans, we are warriors and […]
Frozen Pipe Prevention
Preventing Frozen Pipes and What to do if They Freeze With temperatures dropping, simply being prepared and informed may help you to avoid the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes. Here are some tips and tricks on how to prevent water pipes from freezing, and how to thaw them if they do freeze. […]
Keep Your Pipes from Freezing!
24Restore is here to help you keep those pipes from freezing when the freezing weather hits! I’ve said this before and I’ll keep saying it, again and again, the most important thing to know is where your main water shut-off valve is inside of your home! Locate it and make sure it is clearly marked […]
Protect Your Home From Vandalism and Burglary
We recently had a mitigation job come in that was a result of a break in and vandalism. The homeowners were wintering down south and had a family member watching their home. Thankfully this family member checked in when they did. The vandals turned on all the faucets and left the water running when they left. […]
Tips for Winterizing Your Home and Preventing Disasters
Just as you go through your closets and pull out jackets, coats, hats, boots, and gloves to prepare for the cold, your house requires the same preparation. Over the last 20 years, 24Restore has seen what cold weather can do to a home. Frozen pipes and ice dams can create major water damages and unwanted […]