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Should You Install Heat Cables to Prevent Ice Dams?

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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Dirty Job: a Day of Ice Dam Removal

Ice dams are a simple problem: a bunch of ice collects on your roof during the winter.  Removing them should also be simple, right? Not for my company, Ice Dam Guys®.  I’ve been removing ice dams since 1996.  Usually when you’ve spent years and years...
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Joe Palumbo chats with WCCO News Talk 830

It's no secret, winter in Minnesota has been brutal this year. Minnesotans have endured winter's worst from several feet of blowing snow, below-zero frigid temperatures and now, ice dams....
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DIY Ice Dam Removal: a Good Idea?

No, you should not try to remove ice dams from your roof yourself. Not unless you’re a trained and experienced pro who’s been on hundreds of roofs and logged hundreds of hours with an ice-dam steamer (which I’m guessing you don’t have lying around the...
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3 Ice Dam Removal Checklists for Homeowners

This ice dam season, I’m guessing you’ll be in at least one of three situations: 1.  You want to prevent ice dams from forming on your roof. 2.  You have ice dams, and want to make sure you hire the right company to remove them....
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Can Attic Fans Help Prevent Ice Dams?

If heat doesn’t build up in your attic, you probably won’t have any ice dams.  One way to help prevent heat build-up – and therefore ice dams – is to have a well-insulated, well-ventilated attic.  That works. (Why?  Quick refresher: Ice dams start off as...
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Not All Ice Dams Are Created Equal

A headache is not just a headache.  It can be a migraine.  Or a caffeine headache if you didn’t get your morning cup of coffee.  Or a hangover because you had a few too many the night before.  How to get rid of your headache...
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How to Pick out the Right Roof Rake for Roof Snow Removal

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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3 Roof-Raking Tips for Quicker and Easier Roof Snow Removal

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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The Truth about Ice Dam Removal Safety Training

When you’re trying to decide on an ice dam removal service, probably one of the questions you want to determine is: Do these guys know what they’re doing?  Can they do the job safely? More specifically, you might wonder what kind of training or certification...
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People Who Misspell “Ice Dam” “Ice Damn”

You know an ice dam removal “specialist” is dumber than a brick – or has never seen an ice dam in his life – when he spells it “ice damn,” with an N. Nothing wrong with spelling it wrong if you don’t deal with ice...
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How Do I Know When the Ice Dam Season Is Over?

You want to know when you no longer have to worry about ice dams forming on your roof – right? Well, I can tell you in one sentence when the worrisome ice dam season is over: If it’s mid-February or later and the nighttime low...
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Should I Knock the Icicles off My Icy Roof?

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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Ice Dam Prevention Tip – Turning the Heat Down

As cold and icy as ice dams are, they can’t form without heat. You know the story of how ice dams form. It’s winter, it’s cold, and you crank up the heat, but your attic isn’t properly insulated, so the heat rises up through your...
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3 Common Ice Dam Removal Ripoffs

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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Pre-Vacation Ice Dam Prevention Measures

You’re planning a wintertime vacation.  It’s a lovely time of year to travel.  You’ll have a great time! But when you get back home, what will you find?  Will you find a safe, comfortable home that’s exactly the way you left it—or will you return...
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5 Ways to Deal with Water Leaks Caused by Ice Dams

Let’s get one thing straight right away – if an ice dam on your roof is causing your ceiling to leak, there’s no way to stop the leaking without having the ice dam removed. But if you want to control the leaking as much as...
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3 Ways to Minimize Ice Dam Removal Costs

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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How to Forecast (and Prevent) Ice Dams

Plenty of homeowners know they’re looking at an ice dam when they see tons of ice on their roof (literally).  Oftentimes these ice dams are littered with a string of long dazzling icicles.  But how do you know when you’re about to get an ice...
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Why Does Ice Dam Removal Cost So Darn Much?

Call us at 1-800-ICE-DAMS if you have an ice dam on your roof and live anywhere in the lower 48. We are properly licensed, bonded, and insured, and are the top-rated ice dam removal company in the US. You can end the leaks with a phone call...
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