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Winter has been relatively mild in its first month, so even if you haven’t done it already, it’s still a good time to winterize your outdoor plumbing. Attending to your outdoor faucets and water pipes to prevent frozen pipes and water damage is easy to overlook during preparations, but they’re an important step to winterize your home. Take care of this now to prevent heavier problems later. Pipes usually do not burst where the pipe freezes. Rather, they burst downstream, where the water pressure is stronger. Read more