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Plumbing Precautions You Can Take To Ensure You Survive The Winter

The winter months have become absolutely crazy with temperatures going from low to high in many places. Having a steady freezing temperature is bad enough but the constant back and forth barrage we are seeing can cause more problems than a constant 20 degree temperature. When we see warm temperatures one day, everything warms up including our plumbing systems and pipes. When the temperature drops the next to below freezing, we now have a situation where sweat could have built up outside of pipes that has now froze making the pipes even colder and possibly lead to a fracture faster than a steady cold temperature where a slight faucet drip keeps water flowing. This article will offer tips on how you can protect yourself not only against freezing temps but also the chaotic temperature changes we have been seeing recently.

Tip: To avoid frozen pipes in your home, never allow the temperature in your house to drop below freezing and insulate any pipes that are exposed to the elements….

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