How to Insulate Copper Pipes?

Answer Most residential water supply lines are made of copper pipes and fittings, an economical material that's easy to work with. But this piping also has characteristics that work against its efficiency... Read More »

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How do I insulate pipes?

Measure the PipesMeasure the length and width of all the water pipes that you wish to insulate. Write down the measurements.Cutting the SleevesCut water pipe foam sleeves down to the lengths you n... Read More »

How do I insulate water pipes?

Choose the Proper SuppliesPick a pipe sleeve that has an inner diameter that is equal to the exterior diameter of your pipes. You also need acrylic tape, wire or cable ties to keep the insulation s... Read More »

How to Insulate Hot Water Pipes?

Insulating your hot water pipes is a great way to conserve energy within your home. The insulation reduces the amount of heat you lose from the pipes and increases the water temperature in the pipe... Read More »

How do I insulate pipes in a heated basement?

Measure Pipe DiameterMeasure the diameter of the pipes: Use a measuring tape, and place the tape across the pipe; do not twist the measuring tape around the pipe. Realize that standard pipe diamete... Read More »