HOT TIPS For Cold Pipes
The key to protecting your pipes during a winter freeze is Wrap, Drip and Turn it off!
Before a freeze:
*Wrap all exposed pipes located outside or in unheated areas of your home, including the attic.
*Cover vents around the foundation of your home
*Insulate faucets with hard foam covers or wrap with cloth or paper
*Remove garden hoses from outside faucets
In sub-freezing weather:
*Drip hot and cold water slowly from inside faucets
*Open cabinet doors under sinks on outside walls
If you're going away for several days:
*Turn off water at your private valve and drain all outside water faucets or
*Leave your home heating system on a low setting
Know where your private water cut-off valves are located