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We offer the following Facts About Ice Damming to help homeowners understand what they are dealing with. Ice damming is the result of snow melting on the upper portions of a roof, then re-freezing on lower portions of the roof. The “melting” we are referring to is that caused by warm air from the heated […]

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Snow Infiltrates Roof Vents after snow storm in Kansas City area. We have received a number of calls today from homeowners who report that snow blew into their attic (through roof vents) during Thursday’s severe snow storm. The solution is to replace these vents with passive roof vents which have a snow filter in them. […]

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Ice Damming is a big issue in the Kansas City area. Kansas City received approximately 9″ of snow this past Thursday 2/21/2013 and is forecast to receive another 8″ to 12″ of snow this coming Tuesday 2/26/2013. After Tuesday’s heavy snow storm, temperatures are expected to remain below freezing for the next several days. So, […]

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Roof Power Vents are equipped with a thermostat which turns the vents on when attic temperatures reach around 100 degrees. However, when temperatures are less than 100 degrees ventilation of the attic is still quite necessary, especially during the cold winter months when warm moisture-laden air escapes from the living space into the attic. For […]

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