Although insulating your home, pipes, and lagging water tanks go a long way to alleviating the risk of pipes bursting, there are no guarantees. A Newmarket emergency plumber will spend much of his winter workday attending emergency call-outs. Dealing with burst pipes, ruined property and damaged machinery in both domestic and industrial properties.
Many of these call-outs are to empty premises. If you intend to leave your home to visit friends or family for weekend breaks; or plan to take a week or two’s winter vacation seeking out some winter sunshine, there are additional precautions which should be taken.