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The steam (black pipe) in my basement develped a small hole in it creating a leak in my basement. I've temporarily patched it in order to stop the leak so that I can now remove it and replace it. I'd like to know if there is anything special I need to do before I remove the old pipe? Do I need to shut the heat off in the house before begining? What about water? Is there going to be a significant amount of water in the pipe when its removed? Is there a way to drain the water before removing the pipe?