Fixing ice dams / Guides

Frost in Attics: What causes Attic Ice? How to Fix it?
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic? Is ice in roofs a problem & How do I stop it?

...ice monster that forms in the top of the freezer if the seal is defective - ice dams are caused by warm and relatively humid air leaking from inside a home into an insufficiently ventilated roof space, condensing, and forming ice. What causes ice in attics? Attic ice problems happen when there's a combination of 3 ...

Ice dams on roofs & how to fix them
Roof assemblies - renovation

What causes ice dams and how to fix them

...ice is called an ice dam, and it can cause water to backup beneath shingles and Ice dams cause damage to walls and roof structures. How to know if you have an Ice dam problem If you look up and see a big chunk of ice on the bottom edge of your roof, your forensic work is done; you have an ice dam . Despite the roma...

Top Tips for Getting a House Ready for Winter
Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter preparation for your home - are you ready for the cold?

...ice. This is particularly noticeable during periods of extreme cold, made worse by high indoor humidity and lower-quality windows. Winterizing your home: Condensation and ice on windows is a sure sign that your home needs checking over Solutions: You can buy a hygrometer (to measure indoor humidity) at most har...