Winter is coming, no seriously, it’s coming and if you’re a homeowner in Austin you have to be prepared for the cold weather because it’s not uncommon to have 80-degree temps during one week and then freezing temperatures the next week.
Thankfully, you can get your home ready for winter now by following these simple tips.
#1 – Get Your Pipes Prepared for Winter
If you moved from the East Coast you may be very familiar with winterizing your home's pipes and you still have to do the same thing in Austin
To winterize your pipes, you will need to do the following by mid-October at the latest:
- Shut off all outside water.
- Drain water from sprinkler lines and hoses.
- Wrap socks or cardboard around faucets to protect them.
- Fix leaky