Pipes inside your home can crack or burst in the heart of winter if you don't protect them from the freezing cold. Precautions have to be taken with your outdoor irrigation plumbing, too, otherwise it could cost you.
John Glaser has been in the landscaping business for decades. There's one thing he gets a lot of last-minute calls about. "Can you winterize my irrigation? It's going to freeze tonight! Nobody remembers it until it's time to do it," says Glaser.
This is why now is the time to have a professional like Glaser come to your home and clean out the system.
"When you've got a system filled with water and the pipes are closed, if it gets cold enough for that water to freeze inside the pipes, obviously the pipes are going to crack," adds Glaser.
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