Every year brings a different weather story and terms like “polar vortex” can become a part of the water cooler conversation. Plummeting temperatures, especially once they dip to 20 degrees or below, can mean major plumbing problems. When standing water in your home’s pipes starts to freeze, it expands. But it’s not the ice inside that will cause cracks or splits. It’s the force of the water pressure building up between the blockage and the closed faucet. Here’s how to protect your…
Both PEX and copper are good options; however, both have some advantages and disadvantages as well. PEX is less expensive, and fast to install, while copper is more expensive and can burst in cold weather.
Frozen yogurt chips...I actually used Dannon Light and Fit Vanilla yogurt. Put 2 cups yogurt in a mixing bowl. Puree 8 fresh strawberries with 1 ripe banana. Mix with yogurt and place in a piping bag. (I used a sandwich ziploc), pipe into small dots on wax paper and freeze! Easy peasy lemon squeesy, you have frozen yogurt chips!!!
Arctic temperatures can have a dramatic effect on your building, freezing pipes and causing costly damage. Take steps now to prevent frozen pipes. http://blog.cinfin.com/2014/10/14/business-prevent-frozen-pipes/