Tip & How-To about Plumbing
Broken,split,frozen pipes that need solidering and you can't do it becasuse of water leaking into repair area?
A simple way to keep water out of repair area is to stuff white bread into the pipe that has the water leaking into it. It will absorb the water while you make repair, depending on the flow of the leak ,will determine on how much time you have to complete the repair. This happens quite often when the water valve is not closing all the way.
After the repair simply turn on the water and flush out the bread.
2 inportant steps to remember; 1 remove the crust from the bread, 2 remove areator from facuet before flushing out the bread .
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