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Why Having a UL Accredited Ice Dam Prevention System is Important

When searching for a way to prevent ice dams, you will likely come across many different brands of heated roof ice melter. However, most of these products will not have UL accreditation. UL is a non-profit global organization that provides rigorous standards and testing to help companies provide sustainable and safe electric products. Here are […]

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Top 4 Reasons Ice Dams Happen

Ice dams are small to large walls of ice that form on a roof’s edge, these ice dams prevent snowmelt water from reaching the roof edge and draining properly.  Many homeowners ignore ice dams as they appear harmless at a glance. However, this seemingly harmless wall of ice can be incredibly destructive and harmful. At […]

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Why Ice Dams Cause So Many Issues

The sparkling and dazzling formations of ice dams clinging to the roof edge of your home or office building conceal the true impact of these frozen glacial masterpieces. You may stare in amazement at nature’s icy designs, but ice dams are extremely destructive to property.  An ice dam forms when accumulated snow on a roof […]

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How to Safely Get Rid of Ice Dams

When a homeowner realizes the potential damage that an ice dam can cause, the race is on to figure out how to remove it from the roof’s edge. Oftentimes, a homeowner will instinctively grab a shovel, climb a ladder and try to break the ice. Trying to remove an ice dam in this manner is […]

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