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Icicles hanging from your home may mean heat loss

Did you know that icicles hanging from your home may mean that heat is escaping from your roof? When hot air rises and your attic is not properly insulated, the hot air melts the snow near the peak of the roof. The melted snow runs away from the heat and freezes towards the end of the roof or gutter. If this is happening to your home you may need insulation or air sealing.

2 comments:

  1. It's been great time to read your article, really informative thanks keep it up.
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  2. Just like the concept of refrigerators where, in order to keep cool the food and beverages inside the icy compartment, heat must be released. Only this one is of bigger proportions. Ventilation vents can be made, but if that is too costly for you, a roof renovation might just do the trick!

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