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Construction Chat: Navigating a Bad Ice Dam Year

Ice Dam

The up-and-down temperatures, rare January rain storms, and the record-breaking snow totals we’ve experienced so far this brutal winter have been the perfect recipe for ice dam formation on various types of roofs. Ice dams are particularly tricky for Associations because the line between Homeowner vs. Association responsibility can become rather blurred. First, it is […]

Ice Dams – It ‘Tis the Season

Let’s face it, ice dams and Minnesota winters go hand-in-hand. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms on a roof, typically along the gutter line. This ridge of ice blocks melting snow (i.e. water) from draining off the roof and then that water refreezes. So what causes ice dams? Can they be […]