Originally Posted by nealtw
I grew up in a house with no insulation and no furnace, plumbing in outside wall. Heat on main floor was a wood stove light in the morning. water would freeze in basement. We never had frozen pipes and guess how we did that.
Inside temp cancelled out outside temp enough so the pipe temp stayed above freezing?
Water was run often enough to get warmer water into the pipes from the city water or well?
What warm air there was in the house rose up from the basement?