Leaking hot water pipes
some iron borings or fillings and mix them with enough vinegar to form a paste
the pipe thoroughly fill up the cracks when the leakage is found and keep the
pipe dry until the paste has become quite hard.
TO PREVENT SINK PIPES CLOGGING
lump of soda laid upon the sink pipe
down which waste water passes will prevent the clogging of the pipe with
TO THAW FROZEN PIPES
off the water at the main, turn the tap on full and pour boiling water over the
this is not sufficient to melt the ice. Fill some bags with sand, heat them in
the oven, then pack them round the pipe and leave them as long as they remain
hot or until the ice melts.
TO RID SNOW FROM YOUR PATH
you have had any heavy snow and have No Salt, but have a Coal Fire, why not put
down HOT ASH from the bottom of your fire and put it down on the path, and see
it Melt away.
make sure you do not put down by your car, as it can Melt your car tyres, it
will also leave you with some grip when walking on it.