Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Emergency Plumber Toronto

Prevent Water Pipes from Freezing in Toronto Winter!

Canadian winter has now settled in and temperatures below freezing are here to stay for the next couple of months. During these winter months, we deal with an increased number of calls regarding water damage and emergency plumbing due to frozen and burst pipes.

Tips: preventing frozen burst pipes on Toronto Cold Weather!

When water freezes in your pipes it expands and the pressure within the pipes increases, this can lead to burst pipes and in consequence water damage of your home or property. There are certain steps you can take to safeguard your plumbing system from frozen pipe damage.


- First, you should disconnect all outdoor hoses and turn the water off all exterior faucets.
- Wrap pipes that are in the attic, crawl spaces and near exterior walls with pipe insulation or heating tape.
- Keep your garage doors closed during the winter if there are water supply lines in the garage.
- Keep your house temperature not lower than 15 Celsius degrees even if you are going away for an extended period of time.
- During an extreme cold weather event, you can turn your hot and cold water faucets and allow a trickle of water, the flow of water prevents from pipes getting frozen.
- Finally, locate the water valves to the water supply and water heater so you are prepared if a flood emergency happens.


- First, you need to shut off the water supply to your pipes and heater to minimize any water damage.
- Call us for an emergency plumber and water damage mitigation emergency response!
- Contact your insurance broker and inform them about the situation so you can start your claim.

GTA Restoration offers both water damage restoration and emergency plumbing services, we serve Toronto, the GTA and surrounding areas.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Flooding Toronto and Water Damage Restoration

Flooding Toronto and Water Damage Cleanup

Flooding Toronto and Water Damage Restoration

Toronto Flooding Cleanup

Toronto Flooding Cleanup Floods can cause extensive damage to your property. The flooding damage doesn't just occur during the flood ...