As temperatures in Bloomington drop, pipes become more susceptible to freezing. Here are three quick tips to help prevent freezing, according to a City of Bloomington press release.
Turn the faucets on
In cold weather, turn your faucets to a steady drip to keep water flowing. Even though this may add to your water bill, it can be less expensive than fixing broken pipes, meters and other property damage.
Open the cabinets
By opening cabinets under sinks, warm air is able to hit the plumbing and keep pipes from freezing up.
Heat your house
Just as turning the heat on keeps you and your housemates warm, turning the heat up can help warm up the plumbing in your house. Insulate other pipes in unheated areas of the house.
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