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Arthur Hall / Posts tagged "winter home prep"
23 Feb

Say No to Ice Dams and Frozen Pipes

Reduce the Risk of Ice DamsInsulate and ventilate attic space: The underlying cause of ice dams is a warm roof, and the best way to address this is to hire a licensed contractor to inspect your attic space for proper insulation and ventilation. They should evaluate and ensure that: Attic space is properly ventilated to carry away warm air. Living space is well insulated and all points where warm air may leak up into the attic are sealed.Clear snow: If your home has experienced ice damming in past seasons, enlist the help of a professional to rake excess snow off...