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When you run the sprinkler for the last time in late summer or early fall, you're probably not going to be thinking about the deep freeze of winter—but maybe you should be. If you live in a region with severe winters, it's essential to drain your outdoor plumbing pipes before the first frost. Any water left in the lines might freeze, thereby causing the pipes to crack. In the spring, cracked pipes would leave you with an expensive repair job, if not damage due to a leak.
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