A small town in Wisconsin turned to dynamite when heavy machinery wouldn’t clear up an ice dam on a creek in the town. The Town of Onalaska, near La Crosse, Wis., used dynamite to blow up ice on Sand Lake Coulee Creek that was, at some points, six feet deep.
This month’s up-and-down temperatures have ice on roofs pouring down into Minnesota homes. Experts say ice dams are worse this winter than they’ve been in years. Randy Schmit with the Ice Dam Removal Guys says it’s almost as bad as three years ago, when it was “horrendous.”
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Recently, the weather has provided the perfect storm for ice dams on your roof: snow and freezing temps. You’ve likely noticed a puddle that forms right on the outside edge of your […]
Days after the first big snowfall of the year, the storm has left a lingering problem for some homeowners. Ice dams are already hanging from roofs and overhangs.
March will likely go down as the warmest on record in more than 100 years. That’s also bringing record years for all sorts of businesses, too.
Ice dams have caused many problems this winter, but for one family the problems have been so bad they’ve been forced to move out of their home.
There aren’t enough contractors in the state to deal with the ice dam problems that will hit Minnesotans this weekend.
With a shovel in hand, Jose Salazar has all he can handle, scraping and heaving away three feet of drifted snow from an Eagan rooftop. He’s supervising one of 10 crews that Sela Roofing has working all around the Twin Cities, dealing with heavy snow and ice dams.
Ice dams are a homeowner’s nightmare, but who do you call to help rid your home of this?