Mother Nature is sending a cold snap our way but business is heating up for plumbing and furnace companies.
Blessing Company in Grand Blanc says to disconnect garden hoses and make sure vents in crawl spaces are closed to help prevent frozen pipes.
Homeowners should also get their heating systems checked every year.
The owner of Blessing Company says one of the most common problems they see are dirty furnace filters.
When it comes to furnaces, newer ones actually need more maintenance.
Homeowners are encouraged to get them inspected every year.