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Add the expense of employing a plumber to the expense of repairing or replacing whatever damaged when the frozen pipelines burst, and you can be looking at a considerable amount of loan, specifically if the rupture happens after hours or on the weekend, when the plumber will likely charge extra for emergency situation pipes. Before you can begin to address your emergency pipes-- the frozen pipe-- you'll have to recognize which pipeline is frozen. Since water in the pipelines expands as it freezes, the impacted pipeline may also have a bulge in it. If the frozen pipe is located outside your house, or if it's otherwise exposed, do not turn off the water supply to your home before you begin thawing the frozen pipe. If the exposed pipeline is located near a wall or other surface, you can utilize aluminum foil or an extremely reflective cookie sheet to direct more heat to the pipeline.