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Got ice dams?




  A very brief and unadorned post about ice dams, which lots of people are contacting me about. This is a very brief primer on what you need to do now, even if the roofer gets all the ice off. After you’ve … Continue reading






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On the roof! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a thermal break!




A short post on this, the first snowfall of the year, even if it is only a dusting. If your roof has stripes like this, you’ve got a problem. Either your insulation is failing/missing or you’ve got an air-sealing problem … Continue reading






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Tired of paying someone to get rid of ice dams each year?




A lot of people are getting ice dams this year… a lot of people get ice dams every year.Why? In most cases it is due to a lack of insulation, air-sealing, or both. (Spoiler: If you want to read the … Continue reading






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