A burst pipe is one of the most expensive and dangerous plumbing emergency your home can ever face. One of the leading causes of burst pipes is having a pipe freeze over the winter. Fortunately, many winter plumbing emergencies can be prevented, saving your thousands of dollars in future plumbing and home repair costs.
Preparing your home’s plumbing for winter temperatures is one of the most important things you can do to protect the safety and value of your home. Here are 5 tips to get you started:
Check for Leaks
Insulate Your Pipes
Drain and Put Away Hoses and Sprinklers
Educate Your Family
Keep Your Plumbers Information Handy