In the first installment of this series, we explained that the Boulder building codes of past decades did not require that homes be properly insulated. Fortunately, that is no longer true, and homes today are being built in a way that is better suited for Boulder’s climate. However, some of the older homes in our area are still experiencing the long-term effects of previous home building practices. In this article, we will provide some helpful solutions that will provide you with greater peace of mind and protect your home for many years to come.
Here are some longer-lasting modifications that can be made to your home in order to prevent your pipes from freezing when temperatures drop:
1) Make sure you don’t have any pipes that run through an exterior wall cavity, like under the kitchen sink, where the pipes can run into the cabinets, and then into exterior wall. If there is […]