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Gutter De-Icing

Posted by Eric Self on February 17, 2014 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Ice damming in the Hudson Valley is an on again off again problem for home owners. Some winters bring little in the way of snow and ice, other winters bring feet of snow that builds up on roofs and ices in gutters and downspouts. If over the course of a few years you see the need for a permanent solution, and you cannot solve the problem with better insulation, you need a gutter de-icing system.

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Ice Dams

Posted by Eric Self on February 13, 2014 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Snow and ice in the Hudson Valley for many home owners can mean costly ice dams on the roof. These ice dams retain pools of water that can back up under roof shingles and come into the house, through ceilings, behind siding and into windows. While, not every winter brings ice damming, every few winters we see a period of extended cold with heavy snow loads that accumulate on roofs. During the day, solar heat even in the 20's can build up ice dams that...

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