Being prepared for the winter is smart thing to do especially if you need the power and it goes out. Some things that you should do is to make sure that you have a good preparedness kit for emergencies. Some other tips include, making sure that your windows will be ready for any storms, having a backup generator installed, and running the water. You run the water because you want to make sure that your pipes don’t freeze.
- Have a emergency preparedness kit ready just incase there is some emergency.
- Use the water at a regular interval. This is to make sure the lines don’t freeze.
- Look and make sure that your windows are able to withstand the winter storms
“Opening the faucet, even just a drip, provides relief from the excessive pressure that comes with ice blockage and can prevent a burst pipe.”