Be wary of frozen pipes
This winter has varied back and forth from being super cold to feeling like spring is just around the corner. With the interesting winter it came with a few joys of children playing in the snow and other outdoor activities. However, there are still plenty of dangers to look out for. Among these dangers are frozen pipes. Running water in your home can easily be taken for granted. When the water doesn’t seem to want to run through your faucets, it can leave a bigger impact on your personal home and place of business.
Pipes that are most likely to freeze are those that are the homes outdoor lines. These lines can be for something as simple as your sprinkler system pipes.
How to avoid frozen pipes?
To avoid pipes from freezing or bursting here are a few tips:
- Drain water from outdoor pipes before the cold weather arrives in your area
- Monitor your pipes in your kitchen and bathrooms but leaving cabinet doors open to let warmer air circulate.
- Add additional insulation, if needed.