Frozen Pipes Tips

The snow has moved through the region, but cold temperatures will continue, which could end up costing thousands of dollars worth of damage to your house.As temperatures drop into to the teens water pipes are in danger of freezing.“The number one thing we see that freezes water lines is openings in the crawl spaces or openings in the foundation of houses,” said Robert Smith, master plumber with Smith and Sons Plumbing in Ashland.Smith encourages people to walk around their houses, making sure crawl spaces are closed off, to keep air from coming in. He also says to make sure any outdoor hoses, valves and facets are shut off.

Source: MG News

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