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I have an insulation question. In winter I GET FRozen pipes.

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I have an insulation question. In winter I GET FRozen pipes. The contractor came , tore off siding and redid insulation. This helped a little, but they still freeze. I don't know what todo next and who (reliable) to call, The house is a 55+ home on a slab. Located in Womelsdorf, PA, which is near Reading, PA. I'm a single 79 year old and really need help.Thank you!
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Eddie replied 5 months ago.

Hi...........you can wrap the pipes with this if you have access to them

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-3-4-in-x-6-ft-Foam-Pipe-Insulation-ORP07812/204760801

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thanks! But can't get to them.
Expert:  Eddie replied 5 months ago.

more blown-in insulation might be an option.............last....... is on freezing temp days you should keep a faucet or two open. Maybe the last one on the line. it will slowly thaw out a frozen pipe and water will flow continually running water will prevent an ice build-up......even just a trickle

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