In cold-winter climates, the various structural and mechanical systems in a home have an extra burden when it comes to defending against the elements. In the best of times, water can be a formidable enemy, but in regions where water manifests as ice for weeks or months at a time, the challenges are profound.
[We found this article on thespruce.com and copied and pasted it – we couldnt say it any better than they could so instead of trying to- we are just going to give them all the credit for it. There are links to follow to look more at their page for further tips]
Here are 11 tips to follow to protect your home from freezing weather and all the problems that go with it.