Frozen Plumbing

Home Winterization Tips For Waukesha WI

An average of 250,000 families across America suffer from damage caused by water pipes freezing and breaking

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Proper plumbing winterization helps avoid frozen pipes and water damage

according to State Farm Fire and Casualty Company. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, payments by all insurance companies in the past decade for those kinds of losses have exceeded $4 billion.

That is a huge expense and a lot of property damage done because of no or improper winterizing.

So, if you are a cabin owner or will have a vacant property this winter (those of you heading south for the winter know who you are), making sure your plumbing is properly winterized is important, to say the least. At Schoenwalder Plumbing we want to be sure your plumbing is prepared to endure frigid Waukesha WI temperatures. Continue reading

Eliminate Frozen Pipes By Winterizing Your Home

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Winterizing your home will help eliminate frozen pipes that can burst and cause expensive water damage

With the temperatures beginning to drop, now is a very good time to begin winterizing your home. Residents in Waukesha WI know the temperature will be below freezing for an extended period of time and now is the time to act to avoid frozen pipes and other problems.

Pipe insulation, unhooking hoses, turning water off and other actions will help protect your plumbing during the low winter temperatures. Winterizing your home starts with basic, common sense steps. If it can freeze, move or protect it. Continue reading