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I would only call a plumber if the purpose was to have the plumber reroute the lines to an interior wall where the pipes will not freeze. I can't see paying someone $100 an hour plus for holding a hair dryer or mini-blow torch next to a pipe to get it to thaw. Your plumber plumbs not perform magic. If your pipes are freezing to this extent though I ...


It makes absolutely no difference whatsoever to the freezing condition if you leave the faucet open or not. If a faucet is left open BEFORE it freezes, it can prevent freezing because running water does not freeze. The only way to thaw it is to find the area that is frozen and heat it with a warming strip or a hair dryer or a propane torch or whatever. Try ...

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