Here are some cold weather tips. *Keep your indoor temperature at 68-75 degrees *If you have heart problems or high blood pressure, you should avoid strenuous exercise such as shoveling snow *Use of alternate heaters such as space heaters can be dangerous – use with caution and never leave them unattended *Never try to thaw frozen pipes with an open flame or torch *To keep water pipes from freezing, let the water drip and open cabinet doors underneath sinks to allow warm air to circulate *Bring outdoor pets inside when temperatures dip below freezing *Avoid carbon monoxide poisoning, it is colorless and odorless. It is produced by burning fuels such as wood, oil and natural gas. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are similar to the flu but do not include a fever * Install smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in your home for safety sake. De Hart Plumbing serving Manhattan Kansas, Junction City Kansas and Wamego Kansas.
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Quick drops in temperature, poor insulation, and low thermostat settings can cause your pipes to freeze. Freezing begins at 32 degrees, but you should start