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Ice Dam Solutions – Do you need one?

If you’ve had any experience with ice dams, you know they mean trouble. The challenge is figuring out where and when you should consider and ice dam solution to protect your house. Our advice -Think of it like insurance – the solution you pick should prevent ice dams from occurring. This article reviews weather patterns and house features that indicate …

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Ice Dam Prevention Solutions

Ice Dams can happen to any of us.  They are not particular about which houses they appear on.  Even the most well-constructed, well insulated and ventilated roofs can get ice dams. Albeit rare. When we use the term prevention, we are really talking about reducing or minimizing the impact of ice dams if they do occur. Different Approaches to Ice …

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Preparation for Winter Months

  As cold weather approaches, (especially in New England) there are several things you can do around the house to make sure you and your family stay warm and safe all winter. Below are some guidelines to get your started. Protect Your Pipes Last thing you need is for your pipes to freeze. Make your sure you drain and turn …

Removing Ice Dams: Hacks on Ice Dams You Shouldn’t Try

You may have read some hack methods of removing ice dams on your own; employing such tricks as salting your roof, using an ax to chip away at the ice, or even taking a torch to melt away your troubles. These techniques are not only dangerous, but can destroy your roof and lead to long term damage, which decreases the …