Ice Dams

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Warm-Up Brings Busy Day For Ice Dam Removal Business

Many homeowners were happy to see warmer weather Tuesday, but they weren’t so happy to see what comes with it – ice dams.

02/18/2014

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Folks Take Advantage Of Warm Weather Before Big Freeze Arrives

After weeks of agonizing cold, a winter warm-up was the perfect tonic for stir-crazy Minnesotans. The Mounds View Nordic team strapped on their cross-country skis to make the most of the day at Como Park’s ski area in St. Paul. Darlene Fry and her daughter Emma were also there to get in some badly-needed winter fun. “It’s nice, very nice,” Fry said. “We heard it’s supposed to go down again next week, so it’s good timing.”

12/27/2013

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It’s Time To Start Thinking About Ice Dams

You may not even want to think about it, but winter is right around the corner. WCCO-TV meteorologist Chris Shaffer says we could see our first frost by this weekend.

10/15/2013

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Experts: Prepare For Nasty Rooftop Ice Dams

This year’s end of winter could make a yearly problem much worse than normal. Ice dams could go from bad to worse and cost homeowners thousands of dollars.

03/14/2013

Ice dams form at the edge of roofs when the snow melts and refreezes. (credit: CBS)

Snow & Freezing Temps: The Perfect Mix For Ice Dams

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 […]

02/17/2013

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Ice Dam Damage Forces Family Out Of Home

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.

02/14/2011

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Overnight Work To Clear Huge Ice Dams From Church

Temperatures in the 30s on Saturday may have felt good but it’s been a mess for a lot of people. That includes a church in New Richmond, Wis. where crews are working through the night to remove huge ice dams before Sunday morning services.

02/12/2011

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Thaw Feels Nice, But Ice Dams Come With It

For the first time in a long time we got some warmer temps Friday. It was enough to get folks back outdoors without all the heavy gear, but this weekend’s warmer weather could create headaches too.

02/11/2011

Ice dams form at the edge of roofs when the snow melts and refreezes. (credit: CBS)

A Catastrophic Year For Insurance Companies

Insurance companies in Minnesota are calling this year catastrophic.

12/30/2010

Ice dams form at the edge of roofs when the snow melts and refreezes. (credit: CBS)

St. Paul Advises Residents To Clear Roofs

The city of St. Paul is advising residents to take action to clear their rooftops of ice and snow now, to avoid potential damage in the future.

12/30/2010

Good Question: Do Icicles Mean You Have Ice Dams?

We have all seen the damage ice dams can do inside our homes. But almost all of us have icicles hanging from our gutters and roofs. So, when do icicles become ice dams and what’s the difference?

12/29/2010

Ice dams form at the edge of roofs when the snow melts and refreezes. (credit: CBS)

Minn. Conditions Ripe For Costly Rooftop Ice Dams

Unusual weather conditions have been causing problems for some Minnesota homeowners.

12/25/2010

Ice dams form at the edge of roofs when the snow melts and refreezes. (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Beware: Ice Dams Could Cost You

Many homeowners have an added expense this holiday season all thanks to the snow.

12/23/2010

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