Don’t get caught in a flood of your own making. Preventing Frozen Pipes 101

Flooding.  It’s not just for lakes and rivers.

Don’t get caught in a flood of your own making.  Seriously.

This is so timely.  I read this article this week on City of Coeur d’Alene’s blog and felt strongly I should share it with y’all.  Especially since we are finally in the season of freeze!  Here’s a synopsis.  Read the entire article by clicking on the title link.

Preventing Frozen Pipes 101

When it gets cold, the city starts to get calls about frozen pipes …

  • disconnected all outside garden hoses
  • foundation vents should be closed for the winter
  • cover all exposed pipes with insulation
  • open cabinet doors along exterior walls containing pipes

Water pipes usually aren’t high maintenance household items until they freeze and burst. With a little preventative care now, you can avoid frozen pipes…

Read the entire article for more details and to learn how to defrost frozen pipes.

Tired of dealing with your landlord’s water pipes?  Buy your own!

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