Category Archives: Winter Preparation

Why Winter Means Watching Out for Roots in Your Sewer Lines

Winter seems like a time of dormancy for trees but in fact, that’s an illusion. Winter is a big growing season for your trees but that growth is focused on their roots, not their branches and leaves.  That can be bad news for your sewer lines. Winter growth plus the general lower-than-normal levels of water […]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes and Damaging Floods

We’ve already had our first freeze here in Albuquerque! That means there’s not a minute to spare in cold-proofing your plumbing to prevent frozen pipes.  Here are some steps you should take right now so you never have to walk onto flooded floors and carpets first thing in the morning.  Keep cabinet doors under sinks […]