How to avoid burst pipes in the cold weather

How to avoid burst pipes in the cold weather

The risk of burst pipes rises dramatically when a home is left unattended for a long period in cold weather. Claims costs can top €100,000 if an entire house becomes sodden. Adrian Hassett, GM of Property Caretakers, says: ‘A leaking pipe can spill about 2,200 gallons of water a day if left unchecked. While the cost of burst pipe claims is huge, the emotional impact and inconvenience to homeowners is far worse.’ Part of the problem...

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