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Helpful tips for winter

11/11/2021 (Permalink)

At anytime a pipe can burst inside your home and causing a water damage.  But when temperatures start dropping below 20 degrees Fahrenheit water pipes can freeze causing a water damage. One of the top winter water damages is frozen pipes Water that freezes inside a pipe can build pressure inside causing the pipes crake or burst.

Helpful tips for preventing frozen pipes:

Increase your heat setting by a couple of degrees

Let your faucet drip

Seal  cracks and holes where cold air can come into your home.

Keep temperature of your home at least  55 degrees Fahrenheit

Doors to keep open - cabinet doors under kitchen and bathroom sinks.

Doors to keep closed- Homes with garage keep the garage door closed and doors to crawl space.

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