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Essential Home Winterization Tips

Essential Home Winterization Tips

Your plumbing system is at risk when the cold winter months roll in, and if you do not take every step within your power to protect it, the damages could be substantial. During the winter months, your pipes can leak, freeze, st or cause any number of other problems that could devastate your home. It is always bst to prepare yourself, and, whenever possible, prevent damage before it starts. Here are a few tips to help you succeed this winter.

Once per year, make sure that you phone a plumbing company to perform a routine maintenance check on your plumbing system. This is even more important when the winter months roll around. In addition, be sure to call a plumber at the first sign of plumbing problems to prevent future headaches.

There are many different preventative measures that you can take to secure your plumbing system throughout the winter months. First, add insulation to the pipes, and a hot water heater blanket to your unit. This added layer of protection will help prevent pipes from bursting, leaking, and otherwise causing disaster in your home. Listen to the weather, and if it is expected to drop below freezing in your area, make sure that you leave the water running ever so slightly to prevent freezing.

Use the washing machine at night, and you'll use lose energy and water since peak hours have set. You can also set your hot water heater thermostat to a temperature of about 120 degrees to maintain consistent hot water, This will reduce wear and tear on your pipes while also making life just a little more comfortable.

Winter will be here before you know it, as the cool fall temperatures have already began setting in. Don't let Old Man Winter sneak into your home and cause mayhem! Now is the time to start preparing your plumbing for the winter season. With the tips above, you can certainly keep your plumbing system in tip-top shape throughout the season.

Winter is nearly here! To get the best advice on winterizing your Brenham, TX home, call Plumb Level at (979) 200-6674​ today.


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