How Do You Prevent Water Pipes In A Mobile Home From Freezing?

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No homeowner is safe from the risk of frozen pipes during the winter months, but people living in mobile homes often face even more of a risk. Mobile homes usually do not have a basement where water pipes can be kept out of the cold. Damage from frozen water pipes that burst will cost you a great deal of time and money. Fortunately, there are precautions you can take that will greatly reduce the risk of frozen pipes Check the skirting around your mobile home before winter hits. Unless your mobile home has a foundation, you will have skirting around the bottom of your trailer. Do not just do a quick spot check. Look at the skirting around your entire home to make certain it is not falling down in any areas. You will also want to look for any openings in your skirting. Repair any damage you find before winter to keep cold air from breezing past the skirting and straight to your pipes. Purchase insulation sleeves at your local hardware store. You can put sleeves around any pipes that ... more
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