Prevent Ice Dams With Air Sealing and Insulation - GreenBuildingAdvisor
During snowy winters, many northern homes are plagued by ice dams. If your house suffers from wet ceilings during the winter, you may be ready to call up a contractor. Be careful, though: since most contractors don’t understand the causes of ice dams, they often suggest the wrong solution.
Quick Tip: How to Melt Ice Dams on your Roof
Utah County has truly become a winter wonderland in the last few days. While the snow is beautiful and festive, it also creates problems for homeowners who lack proper insulation and ventilation in...
How to De-Ice Your Gutters (The Secrets of Ice Dam Removal)
I feel sorry for all of you homeowners stuck in snow right now. The snowy, blizzard conditions effecting most of the country is causing some serious headaches across our nation. And it's not just the cold weather I'm talking about. I'm talking about ice dams— something that more suitably should have been called ice damns, because they pretty much damn your roof to hell.
Get a roof rake to prevent an ice dam
With 2 feet of snowfall occurring in the metro area of Minnesota you need to make sure you stay on top of the accumulation of snow on your roof. Take the collapsing of the Metrodome as a sign that …
How to Prevent Ice Dams: 5 Tips for Homeowners
It's important to understand how to prevent ice dams from forming on your roof, as they can cause significant damage to your home. Learn more about preventing ice dams with these five helpful tips for homeowners.
How To Fix and Prevent Ice Dams
Winter in Minnesota is gorgeous, but this year’s fluctuating temperatures created some serious ice dams! Ice dams are those unnatural wonders that form when the edge of the roof—typically the gutter—is filled with ice, preventing melting snow and ice from draining off the roof. Looking for an alternate route, water typically finds its way into the home and creates water damage to ceilings, walls, and insulation. Who wants mold and mildew infesting their home? Yuck!