Important Fall Plumbing Tips
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Whether you believe it or not, The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicted this upcoming winter to be colder than the previous year.  But before we talk about another Polar Vortex, let’s focus on the current season and the preparations you should make in your home.  While some of you are enjoying pumpkin-spiced foods & beverages, watching football on Sunday’s, and heading to the cider mill on the weekend, you tend to forget that you need to prepare your home for the colder weather before it’s too late.

Check these tips off your to-do list this fall:

  • Disconnect your garden hose(s).  After you drain them, store…………… continues on SouthBMore.com

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Fall Plumbing Tips from Springer Plumbing
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Submitted by Springer Plumbing

Fall is on its way to the Northwest and chilly temperatures serve as a polite reminder that when winter arrives it can be sudden, often leaving homeowners unprepared for the troubles associated with extreme cold. A few simple preparations now will help prevent headaches and costly repairs throughout the winter months.

Springer Plumbing suggests hose bib covers installed each fall.

Outdoor faucets:

The number one problem we run into when the mercury drops is damaged outdoor faucets. Something as simple as disconnecting your water hoses from the faucet can save you from a broken spigot. If left connected, water in the hoses may freeze and expand causing faucets and connecting pipes inside your home to freeze and break.

It is also imperative to make sure your outdoor spouts aren’t dripping or leaking. Make the necessary repairs or call us to give you a hand before the freezi…………… continues on ThurstonTalk

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