frozen pipe

frozen pipe

[¦frōz·ən ′pīp]
(petroleum engineering)
A pipe that is immobilized in a borehole because caving has settled around the outside of the pipe.
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If your property does not have water, it could be due to a frozen pipe.
We had one high-net-worth (HNW) client as far south as Georgia whose home suffered $500,000 in damage from a frozen pipe that burst.
If the frozen pipe is slowing the flow of water, when the ice dam is removed, water will quickly flow out of the pipe.
But in 2014, we had a cold spell early in the year and we received more frozen pipe claims than we have had in the last 10 or 15 years.
The second way is to fill a watering can with hot water and pour it over the frozen pipe to thaw it out.
Aquarion Water Company is reminding customers of a chilling fact a every winter, unsuspecting property owners experience catastrophic frozen pipe bursts.
Make sure to prevent frozen pipe problems when the pool is covered.
Fix dripping taps: even a small trickle can result in a frozen pipe.
If there's just a trickle from a tap, you might have a frozen pipe.
that the determinative question is a factual one: whether the frozen pipe or the mold was the dominant and efficient cause of the loss," Judge William Jay Riley wrote for a three-judge Eighth U.
Simple Safety Steps Can Prevent Millions of Dollars in Frozen Pipe Damage
Apply heat to the frozen pipe by warming the air around it, or by applying heat directly to a pipe.