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Protect your pipes ahead of cold weather

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Overnight lows could drop to freezing later in the week, and plumbers say it's important to protect your pipes as winter approaches.

"They think well I have no pipe insulation or I just really don't know what to do, but if you have an exposed pipe, especially on the north side of the home as the wind blows in from the north, its extremely cold and it will freeze your pipe," said Talmadge Sizemore with Sizemore Plumbing.

If you don't have insulation, plumbers say you can use old towels, t-shirts, or blankets to wrap pipes and leave your faucets dripping to avoid frozen pipes.

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