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Welcome to the Ice Dam Removal Guys Blog

Here’s where you can find all our blog posts.  They represent over 18 years of professional experience in ice dam removal and prevention.

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Not sure where to start?  Here are a few of our personal favorites:

5 Ways to Deal with Water Leaks Caused by Ice Dams

When Ice Dam Removal Is (and Is Not) Covered by Your Insurance

3 Common Ice Dam Removal Ripoffs

Recent Posts by Joe Palumbo - Head Ice Dam Guy

Ice Dam Guys Save Boise from Snowpocolypse

Joe Palumbo from the Ice Dam Guys joined me on the show to discuss the IceDamApocolypse that has been wreaking havoc this winter in the Treasure Valley and beyond. Energy efficiency and regular maintenance are the name of the game....
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Removing Ice Dams in Idaho!

We’ve been busy in Idaho, helping homeowners protect their homes from roof leaks caused by ice dams.  2017 has gotten off to a VERY wintry start here in the Gem State. Just in the past week or so, Ice Dam Guys have helped homeowners in Boise, Nampa, Eagle, Meridian, Payette, Caldwell, and many other cities ...
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Another Reason to Get Ice Dams Removed: They Can Block Your Exhaust

Snow and ice that covers your roof ventilation can be a serious problem.  It can trap carbon monoxide in your home. Tragically, that happened to a Minnesota man recently.  As Kare11 reported, he was alone in a once snow-covered shop on his property, where he was found unconscious by his family – who also had ...
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How to Protect Your Home from the Snow and Ice of Winter Storm Jonas

Winter Storm Jonas is barreling up and down the East Coast, and some of the effect reach as far south as Alabama. Many residents are in the path of Jonas aren’t used to snowstorms like it, which is forecast to bring between 18 and 24 inches of wet, heavy snow to many areas this weekend. In conditions ...
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Should You Install Heat Cables to Prevent Ice Dams?

Heat cable, heat tape, heat wire…they’re different names that mean the same thing.  They’re hot wires that run up and down your roof to melt snow and prevent ice buildup on your overhangs and in your valleys. Heat cable has its place in the world (more on that in a minute), but I usually don’t ...
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