In these parts, Fall is a blink-and-you-miss it phenomenon, which means cold weather is just around the corner. While you try and prepare mentally for the snow, make sure your home is prepared, too. No matter what your house looks like, that will include winterizing your plumbing.
Wondering why? Frozen water – or ice – is larger is size than its liquid counterpart. So if water if a pipe freezes, it wants to expand but has nowhere to go. With no other choice, pipes burst, leaks occur, and damage is done.
Worried? Don’t be – winterizing is a simple process. A few steps will ensure your pipes are ready to handle freezing temps and won’t cause you any serious water issues. Let’s get started.