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Posts Tagged: thaw
What To Do If Your Downspouts Freeze!
December 10th, 2019

Winter is almost here! While snow is beautiful, the cold temperatures, freezing rain, and ice that accompany it can pose water damage and other problems for your home. A common problem in winter is freezing downspouts, as debris from fall can block the water flow in your downspout or gutters, causing stagnant water in your pipes to freeze. Here are a few tips when dealing with your frozen downspouts.   Prevent Your Downspouts from Freezing Of…

Posted in: Articles, Downspout

Frozen Downspout
November 11th, 2011

It’s November! It’s starting to be colder and winter is almost here. Have you made the necessary preparations for your home? The gutter system is brought to the ultimate test of nature when this time of the year comes along. Ice dams are definite possibility and if left unattended, it could lead to serious problems. Replacements for gutters, gutter guards and downspouts aren’t cheap. The damage spreads like wildfire – it also affects the soffit,…

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Quick Tip 13: Frozen Downspout
August 18th, 2011

Frozen downspouts? A hair dryer is actually a quick fix for it, so don’t hesitate to borrow one from your wife, daughter or sister. Then you can carefully thaw the ice with the screwdriver. You can sprinkle ice melt too.

Posted in: Gutter System, Quick Tip