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  1. tommytli

    tommytli Funster

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    to drop all the water looks like its going to be cold
     
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    and leave all taps open.
     
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    John, can you explain to a mere woman WHY do you leave the outside taps open please? Won't the cold air go in and make the pipes more likely to freeze?:Sad:
     
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    It is just to allow any water that does freeze to expand unhindered.
    If a tap is closed, the frozen water will still try to expand and will, in the worst cases, pop pipes or even blow the tops off taps !
     
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    Thank you Jaws. Much appreciate the explanation.:thumb:
     
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