Everyone has questions about plumbing system or the idea of rebuilding it. This article will give you with both so you can be prepared for any plumbing emergencies arise. To avoid frozen pipes in your home, always maintain a temperature in the house above freezing and make sure all pipes exposed to outside elements are insulated properly. Your pipes can freeze if temperatures around it is below freezing. It takes time in order for thawing to occur so that you can have water again. However, your pipes can explode, which will cause an enormous mess and repair bill. Have a professional flush your septic tank cleaned every five years to keep it working well. While you may find it costly to get your septic tank cleaned out, it will cost you much more to clean up any sewage backup or to repair or replace your septic tank.