Tag Archives: #mammothsafewinterinitiative

Getting Ready for Winter

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Getting Ready for Winter Is your home ready for winter? If you answered “no”, you’re not alone. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do right now that will quickly and easily get your home up to speed. Get The Right Supplies There’s nothing worse than desperately needing a snow shovel, or ice melt, only to […]

Frozen Pipes

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In Weather This Cold, Frozen Pipes Happen. Call Mammoth. Brr, it’s cold outside! You’re staying warm, but what about your water pipes? When it gets this cold, even pipes you think are safe may freeze and burst, spilling hundreds of gallons of water inside your home and causing a big headache. How To Avoid The […]

Protect Your Home When Long Trips Happen

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It’s the holiday season – travel time! Whether you’re going to grandma’s house or taking a vacation somewhere warm and sunny, these tips will help you protect your home while you’re gone. Step 1: Find Someone To Check In The first and most important thing is to have someone you know and trust check your […]

Preventing Ice Dams

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An Ice Dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow and water from draining off the roof.  The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into the home, causing damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and other areas. Preventing and Dealing with Ice Dams […]

Dealing With Frozen Pipes

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Back in school they taught us that water expands when it freezes. Certainly, we’ve all heard stories of frozen pipes bursting and causing all sorts of damage. What’s interesting is that the pipe doesn’t usually break at the spot where it’s frozen. Typically, freezing and thawing causes pressure to build up between the frozen spot […]