Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: December, 2022

Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas are about to experience a freeze we haven't seen since the late 1980s. The weather experts predict lows in the teens, and we will not discuss the wind chill factor. Brrrr! We may not even go above freezing for a day or two. We are Southerners and do NOT know how to handle this!

Here are a few tips to help you keep your pipes from freezing...

1. Insulate your exterior hose bibs.
2. Disconnect the hoses from the outside spigots. This won't necessarily help your pipes, but it will keep you from purchasing new hoses in the Spring!
3. Open interior cabinet doors in rooms with pipes running along exterior walls.
4. DO NOT run a steady stream of water in your sink when you go to bed. Instead, keep a slight drip on the hot…

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