When the weather dips below freezing, we start to get concerned with the roads, driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots. When you’re in your house there’s a degree of separation between you and the elements…or is there? You don’t always think about the dynamics of that “degree of separation”; wood, plaster, drywall, pipes, wiring, and insulation. While those items are made to bear the elements, the cold temperatures have been known to freeze a pipe or two. Each winter L. Calvin Jones & Co. gets calls from Ohio clients whose property was damaged due to burst pipes.
How to Prevent Trouble
A frozen winter wonderland can turn ugly when water pipes freeze and burst. But you can take steps to avoid frozen pipes.
1 Before cold weather hits, drain your swimming pool and sprinklers. Remove outdoor hoses, turn off the water supply located inside the house, and then open the outside hose lines and leave them open through the ...
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