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Five Tips Homeowners Need This Winter to Prevent Unnecessary Costs

 

December 12, 2019

StatePoint

it's always important to make sure any home renovations use the most recent building and plumbing codes, which will help keep your family safe and also help you save money down the line on unnecessary repairs and maintenance.

A drop in temperature and an increase in precipitation like rain, sleet or snow can make winter costly at home.

Between turning up your heat and spending money on ice melt, the last cost any homeowner wants to account for is burst pipes and the damage they can cause. It doesn't take much of a crack to cause thousands in repairs. A one-eighth inch crack in a pipe can spew more than 250 gallons of water daily, according to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, destroying furniture, floors and personal items.

To help homeowners save this winter, Mike Pfeiffer, senior vice president of Te...



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