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Thursday, January 27, 2022   /   by Margie Wright

Winter Safety for Your Home

East Tennessee has seen snow coming in recently, and it's possible we'll see more! January and February tend to be the months that we see the most snow. That means it's crucial to be prepared for the colder weather. With snow and ice, many things can happen and lead to costly disasters. Preparing your home, and you and your family, for these chilly months can make a world of difference. Not only will your home be safer, but so will you. 

1. Winterize Your Pipes
The main concern we see is that of pipes freezing and bursting. Using foam, heating cables, or pipe sleeves can help prevent this from happening by providing extra insulation that keeps the pipes warm. Additionally, seal any cracks in your home's exterior to keep the cold air from getting in. Insulate pipes inside and outside of your home for the best chance against freezing and bursting.
Make sure to drain any outside water hoses and water sprinklers. You can set your hose pipes to drip when you know there will be a p. ...

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