how to prevent ice dams

Ice Dam Prevention From The Exterior

It's not always cost effective to fix the problems that are causing the ice dams - the 'repairs' might outweigh the costs of controlling the ice dams, and even if...
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Prevent Ice Dams The Right Way

The perfect conditions for ice dams are large amounts of snow and temperatures in the teens and twenties, which is what we're expected to have this week.
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Thinking of adding more insulation to your attic? Read this first.

If you're tired of dealing with ice dams and you've decided to finally get your attic re-insulated, please read this first.  You might save yourself a lot of time and money....
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Preventing Ice Dams From The Exterior

I've been doing a lot of attic inspections for Minneapolis homeowners with water leaking in to their houses, and in almost every case I find obvious problems in the attic...
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How To Prevent Ice Dams

We've received over 34" of snow in Minnesota in the last 25 days, which makes this the snowiest December on record.  While the snow turns our state in to a...
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