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Best Plumbing Tips For The Cold Winter Weather

When winter approaches and the weather gets colder, you have to turn your attention to your home’s plumbing. Extremely cold weather can cause a lot of plumbing problems if you are not prepared for it. The most common problem is pipes freezing over and bursting. You cannot stop the weather from turning cold, but you can take measures to protect your pipes. Read this article for some practical advice on how you can avert some of these plumbing problems.

Tip: Pump your septic tank about once every five years, to make sure it is working well….

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Winterize Your House Before The Cold Weather Comes

Andrew Wilson

New homeowners who have never dealt with a cold climate before may be in for a shock when they discover how many risks their homes are exposed to in the winter months. If you don’t take the proper steps to prepare your house for cold weather, you could be facing many expensive repair jobs stretching out well into the following spring. Here is a list of excellent preparations to make in order to keep your home safe from the cold.
Install weather stripping in all of your doors and windows. Take a close look at any stripping that’s already in place. Don’t be stingy about replacing stripping that looks damaged; after it’s been compromised, weather stripping loses its effectiveness quite rapidly.
An annual furnace inspection prior to the onset of cold weather is always a good idea….

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