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I live in Winnipeg, for Americans that is north of North Dakota.
It's -36 with -41 windchill today (Celsius). The whole province is this cold, and we are the southern part. Pipes freeze but not so often, Im not sure how we do it here in 1902 homes but they don't seem to freeze often, even on exterior walls.
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Pipe Works Services Inc.

We have been experiencing record low temps in New Jersey and the phones were ringing off the hook. Here is some info on frozen pips and what we can do about it. Frozen Pipes

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Ridley Donovan

It becomes difficult when the temperature drops suddenly below -20°. Proper insulation and draining are the only ways to prevent freezing. You could install an automatic drain system that will reduce the time and effort needed to unfreeze the water in the pipes.

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