Finally, ball valves that tolerate freezing conditions! During a freeze Ball Valves will crack at their weakest point. In these specially designed ball valves the weakest point is the replaceable sacrificial plug. If you are caught in a freeze before you have winterized your pipes all you will need to do to fix the crack is unscrew the old plug and screw in a new one. Click below on a ball valve size for more information and even a helpful demonstration video.