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How long does it take the heat tape to thaw a frozen pipe?

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how long does it take heat tape to thaw a frozen pipe? the pipe is copper 3/4" 28' long under a mobile home.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Mike the plumber replied 6 years ago.

Hello
I'm Mike. I'll be glad to help you with this issue. Heat tape is to prevent pipe from freezing, not to thaw it out.
Thanks, Mike