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#701 BSLBobPhelan

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 12:01 PM

No sink in my basement, not even for the washer which is weird. So even though it wouldn’t be for the pipe in question it would still help?

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 12:26 PM

I would think it couldn’t hurt.

I’ve always been told to run water when it gets this cold.

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 01:14 PM

Cool thanks. I’ll definitely try it. A burst pipe would be a nightmare.

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 01:40 PM

Yeah, definitely run the water in that sink once you have it flowing again. Like Rob said, just a trickle to keep some flow .

 

I'm having a similar issue in my apartment, where the cold line in my kitchen, which runs along the outside of the building, seems to be freezing overnight while the bathroom lines are fine. Problem is I keep forgetting to do this, so I need to find some way to remember to turn it on in the evening.


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Posted 07 January 2018 - 01:48 PM

Yeah, definitely run the water in that sink once you have it flowing again. Like Rob said, just a trickle to keep some flow .

I'm having a similar issue in my apartment, where the cold line in my kitchen, which runs along the outside of the building, seems to be freezing overnight while the bathroom lines are fine. Problem is I keep forgetting to do this, so I need to find some way to remember to turn it on in the evening.


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Posted 07 January 2018 - 02:06 PM

Siri can remind you ever day if you ask her nicely.

 

Buying an iPhone might be more expensive than a burst pipe...


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Posted 07 January 2018 - 02:12 PM

I’ve been recommended to buy some heat tape. Hopefully it’s easy to install lol.

This didn’t happen last tear but it also wasn’t this cold, this consistently. BGE bill is insane with all electric heat...

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 05:58 PM


Buying an iPhone might be more expensive than a burst pipe...

Especially considering it'll only work a few years.
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Posted 07 January 2018 - 06:13 PM

I’ve been recommended to buy some heat tape. Hopefully it’s easy to install lol.

This didn’t happen last tear but it also wasn’t this cold, this consistently. BGE bill is insane with all electric heat...

 

 

Definitely easy to install. I'd also recommend a thermostatically controlled device that once the temperature reachs 35 degrees, it comes on and than goes off at 45 degrees. I have one on my water line from my well on a spot of the line that is exposed to outside temperatures. Home Depot has them...

 

https://www.homedepo...t-TC3/100210525


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Posted 07 January 2018 - 07:29 PM

Definitely easy to install. I'd also recommend a thermostatically controlled device that once the temperature reachs 35 degrees, it comes on and than goes off at 45 degrees. I have one on my water line from my well on a spot of the line that is exposed to outside temperatures. Home Depot has them...

https://www.homedepo...t-TC3/100210525


That’s good to hear and that outlet sounds like a great idea as well. Thanks!

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Posted 22 January 2018 - 01:57 PM

http://nationalpost....ning-everything

 

All this F-ing salt. It's everywhere. We've got more salt on roads and sidewalks than we've gotten snow so far. It's tracked through my house. I'm convinced that it's screwed up a sensor in my brand new car. It completely covers your car and you can't freaking see through the windows. It's supposed to rain tonight -- I hope it pours. Wash all this damn salt away.


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 06:21 PM

I love nor'easters that don't go where they are supposed to go.

 

Philly was supposed to get a bunch of wind, and some rain. Instead we got a bunch of wind and a bunch of snow, and the city is pretty much dead stopped.


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Posted 08 March 2018 - 01:14 PM

I hear a few places in New England saw snow rates of  6 inches an hour!  Thats intense!!



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Posted 04 April 2018 - 10:40 AM

Everyone ready for a foot of snow on Saturday?


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Posted 04 April 2018 - 11:00 AM

Everyone ready for a foot of snow on Saturday?

 

Wait is this real



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Posted 04 April 2018 - 11:20 AM

Wait is this real

 

Yup.


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Posted 04 April 2018 - 11:45 AM

Wait is this real

 

Sigh. Yep.

 

Well....technically, that's what the DATA says will FALL, moisture to snow ratio and all...but what STICKS is another story. Either way should be another heavy wet snow like last time so I could see a few inches pile up, and melt in 30 hours or so. The 42 degree high is going to be at midnight, so the temps are misleading...it's going to steady drop and by the afternoon when it starts should be near freezing. Ground temps are another story, but if it falls hard and fast enough it'll accumulate a bit.


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Posted 04 April 2018 - 11:59 AM

So annoying that we got basically no snow in Jan and Feb and now we have to deal with it in April.
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Posted 04 April 2018 - 12:00 PM

My spare room is open.  83 and sunny here this weekend.


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Posted 04 April 2018 - 12:21 PM

We're not getting a foot of snow on Saturday.

 

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