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Plumbing Tips For The Winter

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It's officially cold and that change of seasons has the plumbers working overtime to fix things that homeowners are messing up!

One plumber was on Good Day to help you not make the same mistakes.

Jenn was with Tim McColcan this morning.

First thing that Tim advised was to not flush paper towels. According to Tim, paper towels don't break down and don't disintegrate. Also, Tim advises people not to flush adult wipes.

Next up, the radiator should be flushed. Air gets into the radiators in between the seasons, and it causes water to collect. There are easy tutorials on YouTube.

The outside water should be shut off, Tim advises, because it could freeze, and then burst and cause flooding. Watch the Good Day segment to get the full directions on how to shut off the outside water.

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