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Protecting your Pipes in Cold Weather
By: Matt Risinger
TWC News: Protecting your Pipes in Cold Weather
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Homes in Texas can be especially vulnerable to freezing pipe issues when temperatures below 32 degrees last more than 24 hours.
To keep your house safe during freezes, use an insulated faucet protector on hose bibs and use pipe insulation or heat strip tape on exposed pipes. If all else fails, you can always use a hair dryer to thaw frozen pipes.
Check out the "Your Home" segment above for more great tips.