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Winterize your home

November 12, 2019

Why are frozen pipes a problematic?

Because still water freezes more quickly than running water, and water expands as it freezes, freezing temperatures overnight, while no water is moving through your pipes, is the perfect time for the water in your pipes to freeze, and expand.

Your pipes are not flexible; therefore the freezing water may very well crack the pipe, causing a major leak once the ice starts to thaw.

How to prevent frozen pipes

  1. Locate any water lines at your home in unheated areas – (crawl space, outside showers etc) and insulate them. You can purchase “pipe sleeves” or “heat tape” but even ¼” of newspaper wrapped around the pipes can provide significant protection in...

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Are you drinking enough water this winter?

Are you drinking enough water this winter?

February 01, 2020

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime.

Drinking more water can help. Read on . . .

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