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Winterizing Your Mobile Home

How to Winterize Plumbing Pipes Winterizing plumbing pipes is a process that prepares household plumbing for freezing temperatures that can cause leaks and breaks in the home. When water freezes, it expands as it becomes ice. This expansion produces pressure within pipes which causes damage. Winterizing plumbing is recommended when a house will be vacant for a long period of time and no water will be running through the pipes. The winterizing process involves emptying the water heater, draining all … Continue reading “Winterizing Your Mobile Home”

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Preparing for Winter

Start with your heating system The typical New England household will spend around $3000 to heat their home this winter. There are a lot of things you and your family can do right now to reduce those heating bills as much as 20 percent or more with simple actions that don’t cost too much. Lower your thermostat Every degree you lower the thermostat reduces your fuel costs by about two percent. Keeping your home at 68 degrees in the winter, … Continue reading “Preparing for Winter”