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Plumbers Busy With Frozen Pipe Concerns

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The complications don't end when you get home.

The extreme winter weather is causing pipes to freeze in homes across the area.

The most vulnerable pipes are ones on outside walls and those in crawlspaces.

If the areas are poorly insulated, the pipes will freeze, blocking the flow of water.

If left alone for too long, the ice may continue to expanded and cause the pipes to burst, creating an entirely new and more devastating problem.

The key to avoiding the problem altogether is preparation.

9&10's Eric Lloyd and photojournalist Jacob Johnson followed a plumber today and have more details.