December 2012 Minnesota got pounded with nearly fifteen inches of snow in some areas. With hardly any snow last winter, we almost forgot what a real snow storm looked like. I haven’t heard about any concerns over ice dams yet, but I suspect they’ll be coming very soon. The perfect conditions for ice dams are large amounts of snow and temperatures in the teens and twenties, which is what we’re expected to have this week.

Reuben Saltzman at Structure Tech did a nice synopsis of ice Dam prevention general knowledge, explained with examples he’s come across while inspecting homes in the Minnesota winter.

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Preventing Ice Dams