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Get Winter Ready!

12/13/2019 (Permalink)

frozen pipe Frozen Pipe

Freezing temperatures will soon be upon us and unfortunately frozen sprinkler pipes may be a result. Maryland weather can be very unpredictable and winter is on its way. Are you winter and snow ready?

Did you know a sprinkler pipe at a typical flow rate of 30 gallons per minute can expel as much as 500 gallons of water in 15 minutes. Imagine you are at work when a sprinkler pipe bursts in your neighbor’s unit or worse yet your own. 

According to the Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Winter outlook says that “temperatures are favored to be above average with no parts favored to be colder than average; precipitation includes wetter-than-average conditions; and drought conditions will continue to improve….” Click here to read more.

  • Here are a few tips to consider for your family:
  • Make a family communications plan while together for the holidays.
  • Travel safely, well-rested, and during daylight hours.
  • Keep space heaters on a single electrical cord and at least 3 feet away from flammable objects.

SERVPRO of Edgewater/Deale-Churchton/Lothian wishes you a safe winter.

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