How does pipe freezing work?

18 Dec 2023

Pipe Freezing London

Pipe freezing is a technique used to isolate a section of pipe so that repairs or maintenance can be performed without having to drain the entire system. This is a valuable service for both residential and commercial customers, as it can save time and money.

Here’s a brief overview of how pipe freezing works:

A specialized device is attached to the pipe. This device circulates a refrigerant, such as liquid nitrogen, around the pipe.

The refrigerant cools the pipe and the water inside it.

Once the water is frozen, a plug of ice is formed. This plug blocks the flow of water through the pipe, allowing repairs or maintenance to be performed safely.

Once the repairs are complete, the refrigerant is removed and the pipe thaws. The ice plug melts and the water flow resumes.

Pipe freezing is a safe and effective way to isolate a section of pipe. It is also a relatively quick process, typically taking only a few minutes to freeze a pipe.

Speedy Jet Plumbers is a leading provider of pipe freezing services in the London area. We have a team of experienced and certified plumbers who can safely and efficiently freeze your pipes so that you can get your repairs or maintenance done quickly and easily.

Here are some of the benefits of using Speedy Jet Plumbers for your pipe freezing needs:

  • We are a licensed and insured company.
  • Our plumbers are experienced and certified in pipe freezing.
  • We offer competitive prices and fast service.
  • We are available 24/7 to meet your needs.
  • If you need pipe freezing services in the London area, contact Speedy Jet Plumbers today. We will be happy to answer any of your questions and provide you with a free estimate.

Here are some examples of when pipe freezing may be needed:

  • To repair a leaky pipe
  • To replace a pipe valve
  • To install a new pipe
  • To perform maintenance on a plumbing system

If you think you may need pipe freezing services, please contact Speedy Jet Plumbers today. We will be happy to help you determine if pipe freezing is the right solution for your needs and provide you with a free estimate.

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