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How to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

Tuesday Oct 11th, 2016


In the fall, before the first frost, locate your shut-off valve and turn it off. The shut-off valve is located inside your home, close to where your outside taps are. If you haven't done this in the Fall, you could still do so now as we're still at temperatures above freezing. Disconnect your garden hoses and drain all outside taps. I don't disconnect. I just close the taps and drain the hose. Go through your home to identify areas where pipes may freeze. This... [read more]