Ice Dam Prevention
Why pay for ice dam removal when you can pay the same amount of money to prevent it.
"14 years of icicles SOLVED in one day."
Real Solutions – Air Seal / Insulation
Cozy Comfortable Home With No Ice Dams
Green Attic Insulation can solve ice dam issues in most cases by eliminating heat sources warming the underside of the sheathing. Ventilation, Insulation, Air Sealing
What Are Ice Dams? How Are They Different From Icicles?
An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow (water) from draining off the roof. The water that backs up behind the dam can leak into a home and cause damage to walls, ceilings, insulation, and other areas. Figure 1 shows a cross section of a home with an ice dam.
Insulation, Ventilation, Air Sealing Can Solve Icicles
Why pay for ice dam removal when you can pay the same amount of money to prevent it permanently.
Ice dams were a major problem for homeowners in February 2021. Take a look at this photo of a home in Skokie Illinois. “An icicle is simply a measuring stick of heat loss” Tim Darling. Take a look at your neighborhood, if there are homes with no icicles they have air sealed and insulated properly. If you have any icicles at all, any, they are unacceptable, they may look beautiful on postcards, but they are indicators of heat escape from the living space. If you had to build a fire and were loosing heat you will have to add more logs to the fire. Same thing applies, you are cycling your furnace. Warming the underside of the roof sheathing and creating snow melt.
Solve Icicles By Preventing Them
Attic insulation can reduce or eliminate icicles entirely depending on the accessibility to air seal and insulate properly. Get a free estimate from our team of insulation experts.
- Reduce icicles
- Prevent Ice Dams
- Pay less on your heating & cooling bills