MUST WATCH: How to save your pipes, home from costly repairs

SEATTLE -- With the mercury expected to dip down below freezing the next couple of nights, it's important to make sure your pipes stay intact.

Watch the above video on the best way to protect your pipes, and your property.

And check out these helpful hints:

-Make sure to not let the temperature inside your home to drop below 55 degrees.

-Also, if you feel cool air coming in--use caulk to seal the gap between joints and seams.

-Know where your shut off valve is located, turn it off and go outside and turn on all faucets and drain the water out of pipes.