This extreme cold can cause big problems - frostbite, hypothermia, and frozen/burst pipes.
"Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the strength of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to break."
Click HERE for more info on keeping your pipes from freezing and what to do if that happens.
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