Pipes are more prone to freeze in areas of your house or property that are unheated. This includes under cabinets, on exterior walls, and other trouble areas such as garages. Steps can be taken to help these pipes beat the cold, and in turn, help you avoid disaster.
If the weather outside is below freezing, make sure to leave cabinet doors open. By doing so, it will allow heat to circulate pipes that an uninsulated and keep water from forming into ice.
Identify where the trouble lies. Pipes more prone to freezing include pipes in unheated areas of the home and pipes in exterior walls or along the exterior of the house. If pipes are outside of heated areas of your home such as those in the garage, make sure to wrap them with insulation.
Most of all, turn on the heat to your home and set it to at the very least, 55 degrees Fahrenheit.