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Category: Frozen Pipes

How to Prepare Your Plumbing for the Maine Winter

207HeatingAdmin 28th December 2020
Our plumbing is tucked nicely indoors, so why consider it something to winterize? Even though most plumbing is an interior system, preparing it for freezing temperatures outdoors can protect you from malfunctions and burst pipes. Taking the time to winterize your plumbing pipes and fixtures for winter’s chill can save you a huge hassle and lots of expense if you avoid expensive repairs and replacements. Use our handy checklist to get your pipes ready for the cold this winter in Maine: Insulate Pipes Plumbing pipes running through unheated areas like your basement, attic, scrawl spaces, or garage are susceptible to…

Tips for Avoiding Frozen Pipes this Winter

207HeatingAdmin 20th January 2020
When temperatures plummet in winter, the risk of your pipes freezing skyrockets. Frozen pipes can cause tremendous damage to buildings, and represent one of the most common, and expensive, causes of property damage to homes in Maine. Costing easily $5,000 or more on average according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, it’s a no-brainer to do everything you can to prevent frozen pipes! Luckily, there are some very simple efforts you can make to prevent frigid temperatures from reaching your pipes and causing them to burst. Cold winter temperatures can cause even indoor frozen pipes. The pipes…