Winter is Coming
As the temperatures continue to drop, now is the time to unhook your outdoor hoses from faucets. Removing garden hoses will prevent water in the hose from freezing and breaking the faucet. Take note, even if a faucet is in a building (but not heated), water will still freeze and cause damage to both the faucet and hose.
Remember, not only should you remove hoses from faucets, but also remove the nozzle from each hose. Removing the nozzle helps to prevent water freezing and breaking it.
Lastly, don’t forget to drain your hose so that all water is removed prior to the freeze. A little work now will save you time and money (frozen faucets lead to hose replacement, faucet replacement, and pricey plumber repairs).
For more winter ideas, tips, and tricks, contact Tom today. Send him an email or give him a call at 301-842-0062.