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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Sun Dec 31, 2017, 07:14 PM

7. Don't know if this will help . . . but . . .

 

A common problem is frozen pipes under the kitchen sink . . . because:
-- Kitchen sinks are often on an outside wall. I guess this is so you get outside light on the sink as well as being able to look out of the window while washing dishes?!?!?
-- The pipes that provide water to the kitchen sink, then, are on the outside wal.
-- When temps drop really low and do not rise above freezing for several days, the cold creeps through the outside wall and freezes the pipes.

One solution is to leave open the doors to the cabinet under the sink. With the cabinet doors open, warm air from the house enters the cabinet and keeps the pipes warm enough so they don't freeze.

Just one suggestion that has worked for me.

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