Despite being located in a typically warm region like Austin, we’ve experienced three consecutive years of harsh winter freezes. During each of these instances, we’ve identified common factors that are most likely to cause damage.
A harsh freeze can cause major issues for a home, many of which can be prevented. A simple freeze audit can prevent anything from water leaks at burst pipes to major insurance claims. That along with the inconvenience of having to react to an issue during a freeze should bring peace of mind to any homeowner.
For all HomePoint customers we perform a Freeze Audit to identify at risk areas of your home and an action plan on how to prevent damage.
A HomePoint Home Doctor thoroughly assesses both the interior and exterior of the home looking for critical points of failure from freezing temperatures.
While there are additional aspects covered in the Freeze Audit, these key areas of focus can go a long way to preventing damage.
To protect your property from potential freeze-related harm, we recommend taking proactive steps. At HomePoint, we offer customized suggestions to implement for our homeowners before the freeze occurs.
Examples would be:
The reassuring fact is that the majority of significant freeze-related damage can be avoided.
To help you prepare for the cold, we’ve compiled a list of essential tasks to tackle before the freeze arrives.
In this guide, we’ll walk you through different levels of protection
The last component of the freeze audit that HomePoint provides to customers entails a structured action plan, which outlines the steps to take in the event of a freeze. This plan offers detailed instructions for shutting off your water supply and safeguarding other susceptible appliances.
At HomePoint, we understand your home’s value and the distress unexpected damages can cause. Our preventative maintenance not only safeguards your home from the harsh winter but also gives you peace of mind. With meticulous planning and expert recommendations, we ensure your home weathers all freezes unscathed. Trust us, with HomePoint, you and your home are always in safe hands!