Nov 23, 2008 ... To prevent an ice dam, don't heat the roof, keep it cold. That way, the snow on the
roof eventually dissipates without making large amounts of meltwater. ... the
furnace's heating ducts to help reduce the heat buildup in the attic.
Oct 20, 2014 ... Ice dams form when heavy snow accumulates on your roof. ... To keep the attic
cool, follow these nine ice dam prevention tips: ... Add flashing around the
chimney: An L-shaped piece of steel called flashing is a fire-safe way ... or wall,
head into the attic and set up a box fan to blow directly at an active leak.
Dec 11, 2012 ... In almost every house with ice dams, there will be attic air leaks ... bypasses – the
space around the furnace and / or water heater vent. ... Attic Bypasses, and this
guide from Building Science.com – Attic Air Sealing Guide and Details. ....
Electrical boxes (1), Electrical inspections (1), Expansion Tanks (1) .....