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Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service Keeping vents free from ice and snow will help keep you and your family safe from toxic gases.

Cold keeps heating, plumbing contractors busy

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FARGO — Temperatures in the double digits below zero are tough on our bodies, and on the machines and mechanisms meant to keep us warm and comfortable in our homes.


Local plumbers are fielding calls about water pipes freezing, furnaces shutting down and sewer gas building up in homes due to frozen vents.

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