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Plumbing vent frosted shut - two inch PVC

Plumbing Vents Covered with Frost

When there’s a long period of sub-zero temperatures in Minnesota, plumbing vents often stop working. The problem is that plumbing vents can get completely blocked shut with frost when it’s...
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Frost in attics: why it’s there and how to fix it

If you have a problem with frost in your attic, you’re not alone. With the last few weeks of very cold weather here in Minnesota, we’ve been seeing tons of...
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Roof Vents: Problems and Solutions

Back when I first started doing home inspections, I was under the impression that roof ventilation was the cure-all for everything. I would look at a lot of problems and...
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Frost in Attics

Frost shows up in the attic when moisture-laden air from the house gets into the attic. That's about it, pretty simple. When the moisture gets into the attic, it condenses...
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Plumbing Vents Covered with Frost

Along with all of the cold weather we've been having comes a bunch of non-functional plumbing vents all over Minnesota. The problem is that plumbing vents can get completely blocked...
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Why Is There Frost In My Attic?

At the last four home inspections that I've done, every home had frost problems in the attic. Have you checked for frost in your attic yet this year?  If you...
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