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  • 12
    Feb
    2015

    Ice Damming & Pipes Breaking in this Freezing Cold


    With all this snow and below freezing temperatures, pipes are breaking and ice dams are building. -To avoid pipes from breaking, DRS recommends insulating pipe wraps to be installed on cold and hot water pipes that pass through unheated areas in a crawlspace, basement, or a cellar. These wraps will…

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  • 30
    Jan
    2015

    Roof Raking Tips


    Roof Raking:  In terms of technique, all you have to remember is: start at the bottom of the roof and work your way to the top, and don’t try to pull off too much snow at once. 1.) Having the right rake: Most importantly, your roof rake should have small…

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  • 30
    Jan
    2015

    Tips to Avoid Ice Dams


    What are Ice Dams caused by? As heat rises from a home, it melts the snow that has accumulated on the roof. That melted snow travels down the roof in liquid form until it reaches the eave line and gutter, where it refreezes due to colder temperatures. This ice ridge…

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