Ti’s Tips – How to “winterize” your home: Tip #1

November is here, and soon 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, starting 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.

Tip #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.

Foundation Vents

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