Preventing Frozen Pipes

Have you taken the proper precautions to protect your home from frozen pipes? Cold winter weather can cause pipes in your home to freeze and potentially burst, leading to water damage or flooding. A few simple preventative measures can help save you from the costs and headaches associated with frozen pipes. Continue reading

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It’s a Roof, Not a Dam!

Ice dams, which form when heat escapes into your attic and warms your roof. Snow on the roof melts and then refreezes, causing an ice ridge to form that traps water on the roof. Continue reading

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Frozen Pipes Can Lead to Flooding

Plumbing located within exterior walls or unheated crawl spaces is most vulnerable to freezing or bursting. These precautions can help prevent damage to pipes and subsequent flooding:

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Stay Warm, But Safe

Improper use or poor maintenance of heating systems can cause fire, puff-backs and smoke damage. Wood-burning fireplaces and stoves are among the worst culprits when it comes to winter house fires. Follow these fire-preventive measures: – Clean chimneys and flues … Continue reading

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Your Roof Is No Place for a Dam

Over the next few weeks, we’ll help you prepare to protect your home from freezing temperatures, ice and snow. Let’s start with ice dams, which form when heat escapes into your attic and warms your roof. Snow on the roof … Continue reading

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