Getting the Plumbing in Your Brooklyn Home Ready for Cold Weather

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Fall is here in Brooklyn, and that means winter isn’t that far behind. Don’t wait until the temperature has already plummeted to take steps to protect your home plumbing.

Protect Your Pipes

Preparing your plumbing for cold weather doesn’t have to be hard. It just takes a little planning and effort. The first step is making sure the pipes in your home are protected. If you have exposed plumbing or pipes that back up against exterior walls, insulate them. You can buy economical pipe insulation at your local hardware or big box store.

Insulate Your Home

Since we’re talking insulation, it’s also a good time to check the areas near exposed plumbing for gaps, cracks, or leaks in walls or around doorways and windows that let cold air in. Plugging these gaps with weather stripping or spray insulation helps protect your plumbing from freezing and can also cut down on your heating bills.

Make Sure the Heating System Works

Protecting your plumbing from cold weather becomes quite a bit harder if you can’t keep the rest of your home warm during the winter. Consider getting your heating system inspected before winter to avoid it failing when you need it most.

Professional Plumbing Inspections

If you haven’t already had an annual plumbing inspection, the experts at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning can check your plumbing system for any problems before winter arrives. A licensed professional can pinpoint the little trouble spots that can turn into expensive problem if not addressed.

If you need assistance getting your Brooklyn plumbing ready for cold temperatures or want a heating system inspection, our team ready to help protect your home. Call us at (718) 748-1254 to schedule a plumbing inspection. We’re also available 24/7 to help with any plumbing emergencies. Contact us today.

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