As temperatures drop, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) reminds Texas residents that colder weather can bring new hazards that are unique to this time of year. TDI provides tips for frozen pipes and fire safety to help keep your winter safe and insurance-claim free.
For more information, or if you have any questions or concerns about insurance coverage, please call the TDI Consumer Help Line at 800-252-3439. The help line hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Despite our sub-tropical climate here in the Houston area, we can still see cold weather in the winter when conditions are right. The National Weather Service issues numerous cold-weather related advisories.