The City of Peekskill has shared on its website tips on how to avoid that situation, and the "needless expense and aggravation" that comes with it.
Here are a few of the tips. Click here for the rest:
- Locate and insulate pipes most susceptible to freezing, typically those near outer walls, in the basement, crawl spaces or in the attic
- Wrap pipes with insulation or heat tape (UL approved)
- Seal any leaks that allow cold air inside where pipes are located