How To Prevent Frozen Pipes In Port Angeles


This current winter on the Olympic Peninsula has been relatively mild, except for a couple cold snaps in early December and February that brought the temperatures into the teens.

However, all it takes is one cold day for your pipes to freeze and burst resulting in a costly homeowners insurance claim.

Click HERE to read more from the Allstate Insurance Blog on how to protect pipes before a freeze and steps to take when the temperature drops!

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Matt Elwood

Matt Elwood grew up in Port Angeles, graduating from the high school before moving south to attend Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. While earning his Business Administration he secured an internship at Northwestern Mutual and started his financial career. After graduating from Pepperdine, Matt built a successful Insurance practice in Los Angeles while earning his investment licenses. After a decade of being away from family, Matt decided to move back to Port Angeles and purchase his mother’s Agency. The Helen Elwood Insurance Agency has been an established Allstate agency in Port Angeles for many years. Matt purchased the business in January 2011 and renamed it Elwood Benefits. Matt is focused on growing the business which leaves him little time for anything else. When he does take a break you’ll find him enjoying his family or out on the golf course.