Brrrrr! It's cold outside and getting colder if the weather forecast is correct. Some areas of North Georgia may even see snow again! Now is the perfect time to ready your home for the coldest temperatures and avoid the costly repairs of frozen and burst pipes. A little preparation now can save you tons of money and hassle.
Simple Checklist to Avoid Frozen Pipes
- Start on the outside of your home by disconnecting garden hoses. Drain the hoses appropriately before storing for the winter.
- Turn off water to outside faucets by using the valve inside your home. Drain the remaining water by allowing it to run until dry. Use insulated faucet covers for extra protection.
- Turn off your sprinkler system and blow compressed air through the lines