Trends in home design come and go, but if there’s one thing on which designers, realtors and homeowners almost always agree, it’s that hardwood floors never go out of style. But while they’re beautiful, and hold their value, they also require a little know how to keep them gorgeous.
In cold weather pipes can freeze for multiple reasons: quick drops in temperature, poor insulation, or having the thermostat set too low. Plastic and copper pipes can burst when they freeze, and recovering from this is not as simple as calling a plumber. A crack in a pipe can cause flooding, structural damage and the potential for mold. Read on for tips on how to prevent pipes from freezing even in the coldest months of the year. And, what to do if your pipes do freeze...