Steps to reduce the risk of burst pipes

You can reduce the risk of burst or frozen pipes in your home by taking some precautions. If you own your home, you're responsible for insulating and protecting all inside pipework. In rented accommodation, landlords are responsible.

Preventing burst and frozen pipes

To help prevent your pipes from freezing, it's important to:

You should:

Frozen pipes

Burst pipes

If a pipe bursts: