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Effective Ventilation System Maintenance Stops Ice Damming

Without a working ventilation system on your roof, your home could thaw out snow and ice on the roof, turning it to water. The water pools, then freezes and melts again causing roof damage and leaks. – And for home owners who haven’t done regular maintenance on their roof, that means water damage from ice damming! After […]

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Posted in Chimney and vent, Heating-Cooling, Insulation-Ventilation, Roofing516 Comments

Removing Ice from your Roof

Deep freeze at -26 celcius. Next day, a balmy 2 degrees and everthing melts. Then it rains. Then freeze again. What’s a homeowner to do? Be prepared. Freezing and melting water can be your home’s biggest enemy. Ice, especially, can cause a lot of damage. Fact is, removing thick ice from a roof is difficult – […]

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Posted in Insulation and Ventilation, Insulation-Ventilation, Roofing671 Comments

The Insulating Value of Snow

How much snow do you need to keep your heating bill down? Quite a lot. But it certainly doesn’t hurt to have your house surrounded by snow. The average insulating R-value of snow is R-1. To compare, the R-value of wood is R-0.75 and brick is (R-0.2). And snow is not just good at insulating heat. […]

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Posted in Heating-Cooling, Insulation-Ventilation, Seasonal665 Comments

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