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How to thaw a frozen pipe this winter

A snowy porch

Freezing weather can play havoc with your home, particularly your water pipes during winter.

If a pipe freezes there’s a chance it could burst, which could cause untold damage to your property not to mention disrupting your water supply.

Ideally homeowners should try and avoid a frozen pipe, and a claim on their home insurance, by keeping the heating/hot water system warm at all times.

Alternatively, home cover will ensure your're protected against the cost of any unexpected repairs.

If the weather gets the better of you and a pipe freezes, here’s how to thaw it safely.