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Roof Ice Dam Removal Chandler AZ

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Express Roofing Llc
(480) 226-1032
1640 S. Davis
Mesa, AZ

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Rightway Roofing, Inc.
(602) 299-8851
1818 N Sericin Circle
Mesa, AZ

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Chandler Roofing
(480) 855-6280
604 W Straford Dr
Chandler, AZ

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Adorn Roofing
(480) 963-6337
880 W Dublin St
Chandler, AZ

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Sonny's Roofing Co
(480) 545-9183
1002 S Crown Key Ct
Gilbert, AZ

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Abc Roofing Applicators Llc
(480) 214-0250
2001 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ

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Lyons Roofing, Inc
(602) 276-5515
878 West Illini Street
Phoenix, AZ
Services
Full Service Roofing Contractor
Hours
7 AM to 5 PM
Awards
2009 Business Ethics Award Winner , Arizona Roofing Contractors Association, National Roofing Contractors Association, National Association of The Remodeling Industry
Membership Organizations
Rosie On the House Referral Network

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Desert Roofing
(480) 963-6151
572 N Cheri Lynn Dr
Chandler, AZ

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Tempe Roofing Co
(480) 786-1876
1519 W Citation Ln
Chandler, AZ

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Headlee Roofing Co Inc
(480) 844-7430
951 W 1st Ave
Mesa, AZ

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Ice Dams

So, adding insulation to your attic floor will help. You should have enough insulation in your attic floor to give you R-49 (or you don't live in an area where ice-dams are a problem). That is about 20 inches of fiberglass. It means giving up the attic floor as a place to store things, since to get that much insulation you will have to go deeper than the joists, and preferrably lay it perpindicular to the joists. You should NOT use insulation with a vapor barrier (kraft faced) since you should not add a vapor barrier part way through your insulation. Before laying the insulation down, or before blowing it in, seal up any openings in the floor. Electrical wiring comes through holes, caulk them closed. The plumbing vent lines runn through the attic... caulk around those pipe openings. If you have light fixtures which require the insulation to be left away from them to dissipate the heat, then make sure you do that... you don't need to create a fire hazard here.

At the eaves, make sure the insulation does NOT close off the opening between the rafters that allow the air to flow up from the eave (soffit) vents. If you are blowing in insulation or packing the batts in tight there, buy prop vents. These are styrofoam panels that fit between the rafters to keep a channel open.

Ok.. you are stopping the heat from escaping into the attic.. That is good just to save on your heating bill as well as help to eliminate ice dams. Now lets talk about...ventilation

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