Tips To Help You Avoid Frozen Pipes In Your Home
Winter begins officially on December 21st, 2019 – Here are a few helpful things to do before the temps fall below freezing.
Keep your home heated to at least 55 degrees Fahrenheit
Open basement hot and cold faucets to allow a trickle of water to flow
Keep your garage door closed and pipes wrap
Outdoor hookups and faucets should be disconnected – pipe sleeves should be used on exposes pipes
Close inside valves used to supply water to your outdoor hookups and faucets
Keep cabinet doors where plumbing in located slightly ajar – doing so allows warm air to flow around the pipes
* Have clean up materials stored in areas where pipes located
Wondering what to do if you have a frozen pipe ? To prevent any further damage, turn the water off from the main and call your handyman or licensed plumber.