We all know it gets downright cold in Maine, and one of the biggest worries for Pine Tree State residents at this time of year is losing the heat at home– and the ensuing danger of water pipes freezing.
When a pipe freezes, it’s at risk to burst, and a burst pipe can cause you a lot of trouble and money. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you avoid this stressful situation.
Several cost-effective items can reduce your risk of freezing pipes, including frost-free spigots and outdoor valve covers. These products are available at most home improvement stores.
Before calling your heating oil service company, try these steps to see if you can get your furnace or boiler to start generating heat again:
If you still can’t get heat, it’s time to call a heating oil service expert. Learn more about how a full-service heating oil company can help you get through winter.