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Winter has taken hold early this year, the record for the lowest temperature ever in November has been broken in the last few days. This morning the temperature was -9 degrees Celsius. With that in mind and as this cold weather is due to last at least a week, I think its worth highlighting, and giving more prominence, to a comment about freezing pipes left on this website by Gerd, see below. Thanks again Gerd for your very useful advice.
I have seen a lot of freezing pipes in attics, particularly last winter. A lot of buildings had additional insulation fitted to the attics and walls in the last few years. Whilst this is fantastic in terms of reducing your energy bill, it prevents heat from rising into the attic. Read more “Freezing water pipes in buildings”