Winter is upon us! The weather will inevitably bring freezing temperatures that have the potential to cause havoc on plumbing systems!
Time to winterize. “Winterizing” means: to adapt or prepare something for use in cold weather.
Every year around this time, plumbers are called-out to urgent situations resulting from frozen plumbing.
Let me assure you, the vast majority of freeze-damaged plumbing is completely avoidable.
1) Close or block-off your foundation vents: The foundation vents are circled in red. Winterizing Tip #1 is to close or block them off.