Ice Dam

Absence of snow shows lack of attic insulation. Meltwater has refrozen at the cold exterior eaves, creating an ice dam (and telltale icicles), that will eventually cause serious roof damage.

Source: Home Energy magazine (DIY section, homeenergy.org)

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Comment by Allison A. Bailes III on October 26, 2010 at 11:43am
Wow! What a perfect example.

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