Winterizing Your Outdoor Faucets

Winterizing Your Outdoor Faucets

As you know, water expands when it freezes. Ice takes up 10% more space than it does in its liquid state. What does this mean for your home’s plumbing? Pipes are already full when water is in in its liquid state, so there’s nowhere for it to go when it freezes. Water...
Information on Frozen Pipes, Flooding, and Water Damage

Information on Frozen Pipes, Flooding, and Water Damage

Winter is here, and although New Mexico doesn’t get nearly as cold as many other states, you still need to beware of frozen pipes in your home. When water freezes inside a pipe, it expands, often resulting in a burst pipe. As the pipes thaw out and water begins to...