Why condensate pipes are prone to freezing?
And this is where things get tricky; since the outlet pipe for the condensate is usually outside, its exposure to the elements makes it vulnerable. Cue a snap of icy cold; causing the condensate within the pipe to freeze – creating a blockage which causes your boiler to break down.
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