How to Prevent Frozen Pipes: Steps to Take When the Mercury Drops

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For anyone living in an area where temperatures regularly dip below freezing, a few precautionary steps to help protect your plumbing can be a cost-effective way to help avoid cleaning up after a burst pipe. Consider that the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) says one frozen pipe that bursts may result in more than $5,000 worth of water-related damage.

Read on to find out what the IBHS says you can do to help stay ahead of the freeze.

 

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