Baby, It's Cold Outside!
Typically, freezing pipes are not a common concern in South Carolina. However, the last several weeks hundreds of homes and businesses have had water damages due to the unusual sustained low temperatures brought on by the Polar Vortex. Our Charleston franchises, sent technicians to assist the Columbia SERVPROs as they were inundated with hundreds of calls from home and business owners during record breaking winter weather. Everyone has been working around the clock to get repairs complete before another devastating dip in temperature occurs.
The Weather Channel gives little insight into pipes freezing in Southern climates, like our own. As well as some tips to protect your home or business from a winter storm related water loss. As many of the homes in the South are on a slab and have plumbing in the attic, even a small leak can cover far more territory as it not only seeps out horizontally, but down into the lower floors as well. Just a few moments of preparation, could very well save you thousands in damages. (Read more from the Weather Channel here)
We hope you have an ice-free winter… but, as always… we are here to help - 24/7 - if you find yourself in a chilly mess! We are always ready to help make it Like It Never Even Happened.