Frozen water pipes aren't life threatening, however frozen or broken water pipes do cause damage to homes each winter. If pipes in the walls aren't properly insulated; they can freeze and rupture.
An eighth-of-an-inch crack in a pipe can release up to 250 gallons of water a day, soaking floors, rugs, and furniture.
To prevent the mess and aggravation frozen pipes cause, protect your home or apartment by following the simple steps below:
BEFORE THE COLD WEATHER
DURING THE COLD WEATHER
IF YOUR PIPES FREEZE