This week the temperatures are forecasted to get at or just below freezing, the first such nights of our 2018-2019 winter season. In advance of these lows, we spoke with our operator EDP to get their advice on how best to prepare your home for the cold.
EDP suggests the following steps be taken in or around your home to best protect your pipes:
If you have a leak and you are unable to turn your water off at your house shut off valve, please call EDP at 832-467-1599.
Further protection tips may apply depending on your home:
While it is not likely we will get a hard freeze anytime soon in our area, being aware and preparing for harsher weather is important. Temperatures could drop more severely in the coming winter months, so make sure you take steps now and continue to be vigilant into the new year.
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