The Insurance Information Institute offers a variety of cold-weather tips such as:
Open hot and cold faucets enough to let them drip slowly. Keeping water moving within the pipes will prevent freezing. Read the rest of the tips here: link to the full article for more information.
Another great resource: Freezing and Bursting Pipes published by The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety answers questions such as “When is it cold enough to freeze?” and “What should I do if I suspect a frozen pipe? link to the online guide
You can also visit Safeco.com: The Insurance 101 tab at to learn about winter weather preparedness.