how to insulate pipe
Pipe insulation will keep cold-water wind from sweating in warm defy & will reduce heat loss from hot-water wind too.
The easiest type to use & trenchant for cold-water wind is a liquid material containing finely ground cork. Pipe Insulation is brushed-on in digit or more applications to physique up the necessary thickness. Often the liquid or adhesive is mineral which is messy to handle & doesn't look good.
More trenchant is a self-sticking tape that has primary insulating qualities.
how to repair leaky pipes
Excellent insulation is obtained w/ 3-foot-long plastic foam, pelage felt, or fiber glass pipe jackets. The thick insulating sections are split so they crapper be slipped over straight pipe runs.
Regular blanket insulation crapper be cut in strips & wrapped around the pipe. Peel back the insulation so the asphalt paper crapper be lapped & taped.
If the pipe freezes & cracks for several inches or more, a new section will be needed, which commonly requires a professional journeyman who has proper tools & equipment.
A hose clamp compressing a rubber aggrandize crapper cure pinpoint leaks or cracks.
A pipe clamp bolted over a rubber aggrandize seals larger cracks permanently.