How to protect your pipes during the winter

According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, $4 billion in insurance claims have been paid out over the last 10 years for frozen and burst pipes.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - With temperatures dropping to the 20s, now is the time to make sure your pipes are protected.

According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, $4 billion in insurance claims have been paid out over the last 10 years for frozen and burst pipes.

Repairing the pipes and cleaning up the damage gets expensive quickly.

Lyle Nearby with AdvantaClean of Monroe talked with us about how to protect your pipes during the winter months.

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