Frozen pipes are a big problem during extended cold snaps in winter.
I want you protected, so do me a favor and as soon as you are done reading this blog post, remove any hoses you have attached to your outdoor faucets and then go in the house and TURN OFF the water to the outside faucets.
By doing these two simple tasks you have averted major risk already to water damage in your walls and home by a frozen burst pipe.
Frozen water exerts thousands of pounds of pressure per square inch on a pipe and can burst it, causing flooding and major damage to your home. But there are right ways and wrong ways to thaw out a frozen pipe, and knowing how to perform this critical repair and prevent it from from occurring can save your home.
So read Thawing a Frozen Water Pipe and just chill out, don't freeze up! (Ouch!)