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Posted on: January 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] It's Cold Outside! - How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home

When current winter weather forecast call for frigid temperature with below freezing temperatures and wind chill factors, water pipes can freeze and cause extensive damage in your home or apartment.  When temperatures drop below freezing, issues with frozen pipes can occur. These issues can be avoided by following these simple rules of thumb:

  • Make sure windows are closed and locked
  • Keep the heat on at 68 degrees F
  • Make sure nothing is covering the heat registers - this includes bedding, sofas, couches, clothes, beds, curtains, etc.

Be mindful of these tips and your home can avoid having frozen pipes this winter.  

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