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What Are Ice Dams and How to Avoid Them?

Ice dams are a hazard that are often overlooked by homeowners. Icicles hanging on the side of the roof may look aesthetically appealing at first, they are a huge risk to homeowners and a signal of something far worse forming. A properly designed and built roof, will not form any icicles, and instead snow that melts runs down your gutters. …

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Identifying Roof Hail Damage

Shingles can react differently when struck by hail. As an example, hail damage to asphalt and composition shingles can look very different than hail damage to wood shingles. It is important to know the different effects of the damage to properly identify whether or not you have roof damage from hail. The size of the hailstones can affect the degree …