Steps To Winterize Your Home

With winter quickly approaching, it is important to do some maintenance in and around your home to protect it from freezing temperatures. Winterizing can help prevent unnecessary flooding and damage to your home due to frozen pipe bursts. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 7.4% of catastrophic losses are due to freezing temperatures. The following steps can help protect your home:

  • Know where to shut off your houses main water supply in case of an emergency
  • Connection your garden hoses and cover outdoor faucets with insulation or covers
  • Keep your house at 68 degrees or higher even if you are leaving for an extended period of time
  • Wrap pipes with insulation that are near your house or in crawl space
  • Turn off the main water to your house if you plan on leaving for an extended period of time
  • Allow your faucest to drip slightly

Water Leak Burst in Home

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