Tips to avoid frozen pipes

December 19th, 2012 at 2:50 pm by under Latest Posts

The National Weather Service is predicting lows tonight in the Albuquerque area of 10-14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Here are some steps to avoid frozen pipes during cold snaps like this:

  • Drip a faucet overnight and open cabinet doors around plumbing (especially plumbing that’s adjacent to outside walls)
  • Shut down and drain sprinkler systems
  • Make sure exposed pipes are insulated against the cold
  • Don’t turn the heat all the way down when you’re going to be away from home.

More information can be found at www.frozen5.com

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