This week, Elizabeth told you about her unfortunate experience with burst pipes this winter. These accidents always seem to happen at the most inconvenient times and can be a real mess to fix and clean up. But there are a few things you can do to prevent them—namely, check your pipes and be sure they are insulated, especially if they are located in cold areas of your home. In addition, insulating your hot water pipes can help you save money and energy on water heating.
What have you done to ensure your water pipes are efficient and safe?
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