Preventing Frozen Pipes
When it comes to winter here along the Gulf Coast, we are fortunate to have pretty mild winters when compared with other parts of the country. However; we all know that the weather here can be unpredictable to say the least. It is important that we don’t rest on the idea that we won’t experience temperatures extreme enough to wreak havoc on our plumbing. At SERVPRO of Mobile County, we want to help you prepare for the unexpected and avoid the expense and stress that comes along with a water damage in your home. Preventing frozen pipes is easy to do and it could save you massive damage and outrageous expenses. Did you know that each year in the U. S., a quarter of a million people will have at least one or more rooms in their home affected by water due to frozen pipes? According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, claims payments for those types of losses have totaled more than $4 billion collectively! Freezing pipes caused by cold weather is much easier to prepare for than other weather threats such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and flooding. Taking just a few simple steps can virtually guarantee that you won’t have water damage caused by frozen pipes.
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