Winter is here, but what do you do about your home in a deep freeze? Disaster Cleanup Services has tips to ensure your home stays freeze free. Frozen pipes will cause major problems for you and your home. Flooding could occur and the repairs could be costly. Save yourself the money and the time with our handy tips for beating old man winter!
A frozen hose and spigot could cause major damage to your interior pipes. It is important to close the supply valve and drain the spigot. You should also ensure your spigots are frost free or has been insulated.
By opening your cabinets it ensures your plumbing will be heated by air that is circulating. If you have children or pets in the home, remove any harmful chemicals that they may become in contact with.
By allowing your faucets to drip you create a water flow. If you have a water flow your pipes will likely not freeze. This tip could save you a lot of money.
Your heating bill will be cheaper and you could prevent major damage to your pipes by leaving your temperature set. This way even the pipes in your walls will remain warm enough to fight off a freeze.
This should be done while winterizing your home, but if you haven’t it is a good idea. A frozen pipe in an attic could cost your money in flood damage.
This will help with any freezes that might occur while you are gone. It is no fun to come home from a holiday with a house full of water.