Stay Warm When the Power’s Out
Don’t freeze up! 10 tips to protect you and your house.
Heating systems need power. Even natural gas, propane and oil furnaces often use electricity for ignition, power dampers, fans or pumps. A power outage is always inconvenient. But in low temperatures it can be catastrophic. Frozen pipes can burst, causing thousands of dollars of damage in just a few minutes, and within a few hours, the damage costs can easily reach six figures. But there are ways to keep your home habitable and above freezing without power, even in the coldest weather.