As the winter weather in Brooklyn peaks, we can expect cold surges and icy weather to impact our homes. One of the biggest concerns for homeowners is the possibility of frozen pipes bursting.
In order to prepare for the winter months, we encourage all of our customers to remain informed of their home’s plumbing condition. One of the best preventive measures you can take for your space is to schedule a Brooklyn home inspection, where a licensed professional will review all aspects of your plumbing system.
However, you can also take certain measures to prepare your pipes for the onset of cold weather. Here are a few preventative techniques, as highlighted by the American Red Cross, that you can take to ensure your pipes are winter ready this season:
Even when you’ve taken precautions, unfortunate circumstances can still cause a pipe to burst. If a pipe in your home bursts, your walls, flooring, and valuables could fall victim to severe water damage. If you have a burst pipe in Brooklyn, call Petri Plumbing right away for NYC emergency plumbing services at 718-748-1254.