Category: Plumbing Disaster Prevention

Prevent Water Damage from Frozen Pipes This Winter

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Prevent Water Damage from Frozen Pipes This Winter One of the primary causes of water damage in the winter is frozen pipes that burst and cause significant damage through rapid or hidden flooding of your home. Of course, the first line of defense is prevention (click here to learn how to prevent frozen pipes), but

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Clubhouse Winterizing Guide for Homeowners Associations

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Clubhouse Winterizing Guide for Homeowners Associations Every January we get hammered with calls from HOAs because of poor clubhouse winterizing. Pipes burst and water damage results, much of which could be avoided if proper precautions were taken in autumn. Share this article with your apartment complex or neighborhood HOA and prevent costly damage to your

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Fall Plumbing Maintenance Every Homeowner Should Do This Autumn

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Fall Plumbing Maintenance Tips Every homeowner knows that spring cleaning is a must. What you might not know is how much your plumbing system needs an annual deep cleaning, which we recommend you perform each fall. Combine winterizing efforts with this year’s fall plumbing maintenance and set yourself up for a great holiday season and

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Hurricane Preparedness for Charlotte Residents

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Hurricane Florence is on her way, so get ready! Track Hurricane Florence’s trajectory here or here, and get need-to-know tips from the National Hurricane Center here. Hurricanes bring high winds and heavy rainfall, causing threats to roofs, windows, and homes in flood-prone areas. Most likely Charlotte will experience high winds and heavy rainfall, leading to

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What Not to Do When Thawing Frozen Pipes

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No doubt about it: our country has experienced bitterly cold temperatures this year. Even here in the South we’ve had stretches of colder-than-usual weather, resulting in burst pipes. Frozen pipes are a problem in and of themselves, but improperly thawing pipes can lead to fires and/or serious water damage problems. Learn how to safely thaw

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