How to Protect Your Home in Extreme Cold

It’s frigid out there. Most of the country is layering up for some below freezing temps. And while the Experts are always eager to help, have a few HVAC and plumbing tips to help you avoid those winter weather emergencies. 

  • Disconnect exterior water connections. 
  • Insulate exposed pipes and outdoor fixtures. 
  • A slow drop in indoor sinks by exterior walls can keep pipes from freezing. 
  • Open up those cabinets underneath sinks to keep warm air moving around pipes. 
  • Set an indoor temperature of at least 68 degrees (and warmer if possible). 
  • Get those space heaters ready by testing them for proper operation. 
  • If you’ve got vents closed in unused rooms, now is the time to open them. 
  • If your furnace is not functional, contact the Experts for heating repairs or consider a new furnace install
  • Last but not least, give those smoke and carbon monoxide detectors a quick test. 

Follow these easy tips to keep your HVAC and plumbing warm and working. Then pour yourself some hot chocolate. And, as always, Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is here for you. If you’ve got questions, concerns or problems, don’t hesitate to call

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