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Damn Ice Dams.

Photo: coolflatroof.com While icicles hanging off of roofs or gutters might look beautiful, they are actually a sign of problems. Icicles typically mean an ice dam is nearby which spells trouble for homeowners. What are ice dams? Ice dams form when melting snow on a roof refreezes at the edge of the roof. The snow melts because of heat rising through the house, warming the roof to a temperature above 32° F. The melted snow then runs down the roof and re-freezes as...

Belvedere Update 34

More progress on the exterior. The pool is filled and the rest of the plantings are in. The path to the dining room has also been fully planted, including between the pavers. This is going to look even better as those start to fill in. Another view of the patio showing how dense the plantings are and a hint of the great view. Gutters (copper half-round) and downspouts are in, as is the exterior lighting and the screens. The upper patio paving system...