i second this. that is what we all do up here. it works. (massachusetts) another small thing we do is open the cabinets under the sink in the kitchen and in the bathroom so the heat gets to it. it will help those pipes anyways.I'm in upstate NY, in the midst of the big blizzard that's going on...no frozen pipes here. What I learned growing up though, especially when it got real cold (-20 to -40) is, if you leave the water to drip in each faucet, meaning don't turn it off all the way, that the pipes won't freeze, because there is constant water movement in the lines and they won't freeze! I don't even remember having frozen pipes growing up...ever...even on the coldest of days!