Ice Dams Pretty icicles, ugly damage

For now, the days of bursting floral colors, of sunlight well into the evening hours, and of seeking shade or cool waters are long past. Don't worry, those delicious days return they'll feel all the sweeter due to their absence this winter.

Sometimes it might seem as if hibernating wouldn't be a bad idea. But due to evolution and the discovery of fire, clothes, shelter, hunting and agriculture, we are much more effective at surviving long periods of cold without sleeping through them. Darn!

So, here we are - smack dab in the middle of winter and we want to talk to you about ice dams.

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Ice dams are a common sight in Maine. Here are three key things that can help you avoid them.

  • Better air sealing
  • Proper Insulation
  • A reliable roof ventilation system

Want to know more about how ice dams form, what damage they cause, and how to deal with them?

Click link below to read our blog or visit our website.

Also, feel free to give us a call with you questions or concerns @ 207-273-1111

Credits:

Created with images by Muffet - "melting2" • cuncon - "flower grass nature" • LadyDragonflyCC - >;< - "White Adornments" • byrev - "buildings cold dams" • Dominic's pics - "Lake Argentino Channel at the foot of Glacier Moreno"

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