Reuben explains the root causes of ice dams (air leaks) and what to do about them.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to super-insulate an attic for ice dam prevention. (See below for a shopping list.)
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How to Install Fiberglass Insulation:
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Shopping List for How to Prevent Ice Dams:
– expanding-foam sealant
– closed-cell spray foam insulation
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