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The pipes are frozen..

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Asked by febmom007 at 11:14 PM on Feb. 1, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • buy water. or if u have relatives close by you could fill up buckets at their house.

    Answer by gwen20 at 11:20 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • That sucks sorry they were just talking about that in the news

    Answer by ExtremlyUnique at 11:21 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • My parents still have water luckily. And I have jugs of water just in case.

    Comment by febmom007 (original poster) at 11:25 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • did you have your water dripping out of the faucets? I do but i fear they could freeze anyways :/

    Answer by leann74016 at 11:47 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Any way you can put heat tape on your pipes? Thats what I have. I have the tape, let water drip, and then leave a cupboard door open so warm air gets near the pipes. ( my mom heard the last one helps so I listned to her)

    Answer by sandbuster at 12:27 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • The water was dripping, but the pipes still froze. We put some kind of insulation stuff on the pipes, but apparently that didn't help much either..

    Comment by febmom007 (original poster) at 12:39 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • We had that last week. My husband put on the electric pipe tape that heats up just enough to keep the water flowing. You have to be careful that once they freeze they don't burst. You can take a blow dryer and use it on where the pipes enter the house.

    Answer by robinkane at 6:59 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • Bummer!!!

    Answer by HappyGirl44 at 9:17 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

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