Tag: ice dams

Is Your House Leaking Money? (Like Ours Is)

A few years ago I wrote about how our home experienced some water damage related to an ice dam that had built up along our roof which caused water to leak inside the walls of our house. It was our first experience with ice dams and resulted in my learning more than I ever wanted …

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When Should You File an Insurance Claim?

Up here in the frozen tundra, we are exiting one of the coldest and snowiest winters on record. We currently have over 50″ of snow on the ground (almost 30″ more than the average!). With all this snow and cold has come quite a bit of damage from ice/snow. We’ve even needed to file a …

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Steps to avoid the dreaded ice dam

We recently experienced some fairly nasty damage related to an ice dam which had made itself comfortable on our rooftop. For those of you who live in colder climates, I’d like to offer you a few suggestions and words of warning so you may be able to avoid a similar fate.

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