The new year means new beginnings. A great place to start is your home. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to winterize your home by protecting against frozen pipes.
According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, a burst pipe can cause more than $5,000 in water damage. Additionally, the Insurance Information Institute reports that each year, one in 50 insured homes report a property damage claim related to water damage and freezing. To help you keep the water flowing, here are eight safety and security tips to protect your pipes: