Winter plumbing issues can wreak havoc on both your home and your bank account. Luckily, there’s an array of simple ways to avoid these issues before they start. Repairing problems before they occur and servicing your plumbing system are two of the top five ways to prevent these issues.
- Allow warm air to circulate into the basement or attic to warm pipes up.
- Do a plumbing inspection ahead of the cold snaps, and have any possible leaks fixed as soon as possible.
- Water left in the hose can freeze, causing it to expand and that will freeze your faucets and connected pipes.
“The seasonal temperature shifts combine with holiday festivities, travel, and increased wear and tear to cause your plumbing to go on the blink.”