The coldest days of winter have swept over most of the nation now and our attention turns to staying warm. For many areas of the countries, temperatures have dipped well below freezing and homeowners are concerned about many things. Will your furnace continue to operate during the sub freezing temps or will you be left out in the cold. Travel can be treacherous when a snowstorm comes in during the winter months and the reliability of your trusty snowblower is even questioned. These are obvious points of concern for most homeowners during the cold winter days. However, one thing is often overlooked and could potentially be devastating. Failure here could mean a flooded house, costly repairs and damage throughout your home.
Preventing your outdoor water spigot from freezing is a simple task.. It takes only a few minutes, costs only a few bucks, and is virtually guaranteed to prevent the water lines from freezing and to prevent the broken lines within your home.
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What if you local home improvement store does not offer this product? Make one yourself. Take a small garbage bag and fill its with loose fiberglass insulation. Place the bag over the spigot and secure in place with duct tape. This solution is effective and virtually free.
With your outdoor water spigot winterized you can rest comfortably knowing that you have prevent a know source of potentially devastating frozen water lines. This fix is simple, affordable, and imperative.