Ice Dams Plaguing Minnesota HomeownersExperts say it's been four years since we've seen an ice dam problem like the one we're having this winter.
How To Keep Your House Free Of Ice DamsHaving a little snow on your roof is not much of a problem -- until it melts and freezes, causing an ice dam.
A Home Energy Audit Now Cuts Heating Costs, Ice Dams LaterWe know what's coming. But with any luck, it won't be nearly as severe as last winter. Still, our drop in temperatures should be a sign of action we can take now to help save heating dollars in the months ahead. Never before have homeowners had more tools and technology to check their homes for heating problems and poor insulation. Both deficiencies will contribute to costly heating bills and the formation of ice dams.
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.
Folks Take Advantage Of Warm Weather Before Big Freeze ArrivesAfter 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."
It’s Time To Start Thinking About Ice DamsYou 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.
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.
Snow & Freezing Temps: The Perfect Mix For Ice Dams