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How to Drain Pipes and Prevent Freezing This Winter

With winter approaching you should be aware of the damage the cold can have on your home’s pipes. If your pipes freeze it can cause a water back up, resulting in flooding or even pipes bursting. If this happens, you could be without water for a substantial amount of time and repairing the damage is quite expensive. Here are steps you can take to guide you on how to drain pipes and prevent freezing.


5 Ways To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Catastrophic flooding due to ruptured frozen pipes is one of the most common damage claims submitted on homeowner’s insurance policies. The average claim for water damage due to a frozen pipe exceeds $10,000. A broken water supply line can leak hundreds of gallons of water into your home, enough to cause severe damage to personal possessions and the home’s structure before the flow can be stopped. Professional water damage recovery services are usually required to remediate the short-term and long-term consequences of interior flooding. Pipes generally freeze due to prolonged temperatures of 20 degrees or below – conditions common to… Read More »


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