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Old 02-11-2013, 03:05 PM   #1
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Another ice dam...


sorry to hijack but i have a question about this very topic. i have ice building up in the gutters because they are a diy horror mess. if i do in fact get ice dams this winter; would it cause permanent and significant damage? i plan on installing new gutters in the spring.

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sorry to hijack but i have a question about this very topic. i have ice building up in the gutters because they are a diy horror mess. if i do in fact get ice dams this winter; would it cause permanent and significant damage? i plan on installing new gutters in the spring.

It's possible to get water running into your walls,i've seen it happen,get some of those electric heating cables in the gutters,and downspouts.

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I started you a new thread. Gary
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Another ice dam...


http://www.buildingscience.com/docum...46-dam-ice-dam

http://bct.nrc.umass.edu/index.php/p...ting-ice-dams/

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