The Seattle Times

Jim Mone / AP

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A common winter hazard: frozen pipes in your home

Roto Rooter plumber Nate Petersen pumps water into the incoming city water line that has been frozen at a south Minneapolis home. In 2013, all winter storm-related insurance losses totaled about $1.9 billion, according to the Insurance Information Institute. That includes damage from frozen pipes.