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Heat safety and preventing frozen pipes in your home or apartment

In this Feb. 3, 2011 file photo, ice coats leaking pipes in a downtown Cleveland alley, in Ohio. With much of the nation gripped in record cold at some point this winter, homeowners have had to deal with pipes freezing, and then bursting. Damage from a burst pipe can vary greatly, depending on the amount of time that the water runs unabated. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

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Heat safety and preventing frozen pipes in your home or apartment

In this Feb. 3, 2011 file photo, ice coats leaking pipes in a downtown Cleveland alley, in Ohio. With much of the nation gripped in record cold at some point this winter, homeowners have had to deal with pipes freezing, and then bursting. Damage from a burst pipe can vary greatly, depending on the amount of time that the water runs unabated. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

Mark Duncan/AP

Heat safety and preventing frozen pipes in your home or apartment

Temperatures are expected to plummet here in Chicago later this evening. The strong winds could make the wind chill -30 degrees. So what should you keep in mind for making sure your home or apartment is as ready to weather this storm as you are? Reset learns more from a home safety expert at a leading insurance company. GUEST: Heather Paul, public affairs specialist, home and safety, State Farm

In this Feb. 3, 2011 file photo, ice coats leaking pipes in a downtown Cleveland alley, in Ohio. With much of the nation gripped in record cold at some point this winter, homeowners have had to deal with pipes freezing, and then bursting. Damage from a burst pipe can vary greatly, depending on the amount of time that the water runs unabated. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

Mark Duncan/AP

   

Temperatures are expected to plummet here in Chicago later this evening. The strong winds could make the wind chill -30 degrees. So what should you keep in mind for making sure your home or apartment is as ready to weather this storm as you are?

Reset learns more from a home safety expert at a leading insurance company.

GUEST: Heather Paul, public affairs specialist, home and safety, State Farm

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