Winter may signal the beginning of the holidays, but the cold weather this season brings, is not all fun and games. In addition to changing your wardrobe, you should also take steps to make sure that your home can stay warm despite the freezing temperatures outside. Preparing your property for winter is called winterization.
Your property’s plumbing should receive special attention during the process of winterization. The primary function of your plumbing is to get water flowing to and from your property. Because of the low temperatures, there is an increased chance that your plumbing will suffer from frozen pipes. The cold air can freeze the liquid flowing in your plumbing, causing an obstruction. Once this happens, the pressure will build up within your pipes, causing them to expand and burst. Burst pipes can disrupt the flow of water in your home, cause extensive water damage, and cost a pretty penny to fix.
Prevention is better than cure, so the saying goes. The same is true when dealing with frozen or burst pipes. You can lessen the chance of getting frozen pipes by doing simple things like keeping one faucet dripping, opening up cabinets to add more heat in your home, and removing water by flushing toilets. However, if you are looking for a solution that lasts longer and can be done quickly, it is best that you contact the professionals right away. For the experts, dealing with frozen plumbing is easy. They have all the necessary equipment for removing obstructions in the plumbing system, and they’re armed with the knowledge on how to prevent pipes from freezing. Hiring professionals gives you a better assurance that your pipes won’t act up during the winter.
If you’re planning to winterize your property, contact Air Solutions Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric. Our methods will make your life easier and simpler. Plus, we’ll be doing all the winterization work for you, like:
With Air Solutions, your pipes will no longer inconvenience you during the winter. Give us a call at (918) 241-2362, and we’ll prepare your plumbing for winter today.