Prevent Frozen Pipes With These TipsAs temperatures drop below zero, the Department of Water Management is helping residents take precautions to prevent pipes from freezing and causing damage.
CFD Advises Residents On How To Prevent, Thaw Frozen PipesThe CFD has responded to at least four fires in the last two weeks that were caused by handheld torches being used to thaw pipes.
More Pipe Problems Expected With Next Week's Warm UpWarm-ups cause a whole new stream of problems, plumbers say.
Chicago-Area Plumbers' Phones Ring Off The Hook With Continuing Bitter ColdChicago-area plumbers are inundated with calls from homeowners whose pipes are frozen or broken.
How To Protect, Prevent Frozen PipesFreezing pipes are a big problem when the temperatures are this low -- for this long
Tips To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing, BurstingIf your pipes freeze in this bitterly cold weather, an expert says have patience when trying to thaw them.
As Temperatures Rise, Frozen Pipes Could Begin To LeakChicago's very cold weather brings problems, like frozen pipes, but higher temperatures forecast for next week could bring even worse problems: messy leaks.
Tips For Preparing Your Home For Bitter ColdYou may be ready for tonight, but what about your home? CBS 2’s Chris Martinez has with tips for homeowners.
Hydrants, Hoses Aid Some Elgin Residents With Frozen Pipes Since the end of January, several underground water service lines have frozen in Elgin. Thirty-nine homes were temporarily without water. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Frozen Pipe Complaints Skyrocket Amid Frigid WinterWater Department crews have been working around the clock in Chicago to keep up with frozen and broken water lines, thanks to a brutal winter that has kept complaints flowing, if little else.
Record Number Of Chicagoans Without Water Due To Frozen PipesCity crews are scrambling and a record number of people are without water because of frozen pipes.
Water Main Break Leaves Cars Stuck In Ice For DaysCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the ice-encased cars are causing lots of frustration on the 4800 block of North Drake.
Rosemont Hotel Evacuated After Pipes BurstNearly 300 guests at a northwest suburban hotel awoke to a fire alarm Thursday morning and were evacuated to the lobby after a frozen pipe in the sprinkler system burst.
Burst Pipes Damage Businesses, Flood Streets Across ChicagoA leak in a company’s fire system flooded the business and Pulaski Road Tuesday night, forcing firefighters to wade through knee-deep icy water in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Suburban House Fire Caused By Tenant Thawing Frozen PipesTemperatures were around 4 degrees (not counting wind chill) around 7:30 p.m. when the Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District got the call, and when they pulled up to 129 Glenwood Drive, smoke already was showing.