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The cold temperatures across the South this month have caused pipes to burst and created millions of dollars in damage in thousands of homes.

We checked in with heating and plumbing companies Wednesday who say the burst pipe calls are slowing down, but heating problems are picking up.

Hiller Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling says burst pipes accounted for three-quarters of the calls they received earlier this month. Now, burst pipes are only to blame in a quarter of the calls.

"I think it got a lot of the weaker pipes the first round," explained the company's general manager, Steve Lynn. "I also think the first round educated homeowners to be prepared for the second round that came through."

Just because your pipes haven't burst yet doesn't mean your pipes are in the clear.

Lynn is still advising people to drip their faucets overnight. Overall, he says the number of calls at his company has increased about 50-percent during these cold weather snaps.