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Preparing for Winter Weather: A Guide by Barrett Propane Prescott

As the winter season approaches, it is crucial for customers to be prepared for the predicted winter weather conditions. APS – Arizona Public Service Electric, in collaboration with Barrett Propane Prescott, is here to provide you with valuable tips and advice to ensure a safe and comfortable winter season.

Importance of Winter Weather Preparedness

Winter weather can bring various challenges, including freezing temperatures, snow, ice storms, and power outages. It is essential to be well-prepared to avoid any inconveniences or potential hazards.

1. Keeping Your Home Warm

One of the top priorities during winter is keeping your home warm. Ensure that your heating system, whether it's a furnace or a propane-powered appliance, is in optimal condition. Barrett Propane Prescott offers professional maintenance services to keep your propane systems running efficiently.

It is also crucial to stock up on an ample supply of propane to avoid running out during extreme weather conditions. Barrett Propane Prescott provides reliable delivery services to ensure you never run out of propane.

2. Protecting Your Plumbing

Freezing temperatures can cause pipes to freeze and burst, resulting in costly damage to your plumbing system. Take preventative measures by insulating water pipes that are exposed to cold temperatures. Barrett Propane Prescott offers insulation solutions to protect your plumbing.

3. Safety Guidelines

Barrett Propane Prescott prioritizes customer safety. It is important to handle propane appliances and tanks with care. Follow these safety guidelines:

  • Regularly inspect and maintain your propane appliances to ensure their safe operation.
  • Keep propane tanks at a safe distance from flammable items.
  • Store propane tanks in an upright position and never place them indoors.
  • If you suspect a gas leak, evacuate the area immediately and contact the appropriate authorities.

4. Emergency Preparedness

During severe winter weather conditions, power outages can occur. It is essential to have an emergency preparedness kit ready. Here are some items to include:

  • Flashlights and spare batteries
  • Non-perishable food and bottled water
  • Warm blankets
  • Extra clothing layers
  • A battery-powered radio for updates
  • First aid supplies
  • An alternative heating source, such as a propane-powered heater

By being fully prepared with an emergency kit, you can ensure the safety and well-being of your family during winter storms.

Contact APS – Arizona Public Service Electric and Barrett Propane Prescott Today

For more information on winter weather preparedness and the services provided by APS – Arizona Public Service Electric and Barrett Propane Prescott, contact us today. Our expert team is ready to assist you and ensure a smooth and comfortable winter season.

Meiling Fong
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