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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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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 Guys® Pro

The Man Who Invented Ice Dams

Media: Twin Cities Business Link: The Man Who Invented Ice Dams Before Joe Palumbo came along, they were just those annoying ice structures. Now they have a name and are part of a $2 million business. Joe Palumbo knows that his name will likely forever be associated with something Minnesotans despise: Ice dams. The mere ...
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The ice dam cometh. Are you ready?

Media: Boston Globe. Link: The ice dam cometh. Are you ready? After the winter we had, our motto became: “Ice dams be damned.”   My husband and I spent the summer with a parade of roofers and insulation contractors trying to figure out how to prevent our home from being ringed by icicles again. We ...
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Minnesota ice-dam wranglers find warm welcome out East

Media: Star Tribune. Link: Minnesota ice-dam wranglers find warm welcome out East   A cascade of ice adheres along the side of a brick building in downtown Boston, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Ice dams have been a huge problem across the northeast this year. Massachusetts’ harshest winter in years piled 5 feet of snow on ...
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When should you remove snow and icicles from your roof?

Media: Accuweather. Link: When should you remove snow and icicles from your roof? In the world of a child, knocking huge icicles hanging from a roof is the most fun game the winter can provide. But to the wallets of a homeowner, knocking huge icicles hanging from a roof can be a costly catastrophe. Many ...
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Officials urging homeowners to clear their roofs as rain approaches

Media: WAOW-TV Link: Officials urging homeowners to clear their roofs as rain approaches Experts are urging homeowners to clear their roofs as soon as possible, before multiple rainfalls hit central Wisconsin. “With the rain we’re expecting a lot of that to be soaking into the snow, so if you still have a lot of snow ...
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