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An ice dam occurred outside this ceiling due to insulation voids.

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Comment by David Valley on November 3, 2010 at 5:53pm
Isn't that always the case Mike. There are times where I show up and I don't even need my IR camera. I simply show them how to correct their ice dam situation.
Comment by Michael Stuart on November 3, 2010 at 5:48pm
And I bet the homeowner had no clue as to why it was happening either, right? :-(
Comment by David Valley on November 3, 2010 at 5:43pm
Oh yaa. I've the the exterior pics also. The ice dam was 4-6 inches thick.
Comment by Michael Stuart on November 3, 2010 at 5:31pm
Ouch! Looks like it was probably a big mess!

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