Roof Ice Dam Removal Festus MO

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Huxco Inc
(636) 931-2243
102 N Truman Blvd
Crystal City, MO

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Boyster Roofing & Home Improvement
(636) 296-3200
5005 Coffman Lane
Imperial, MO
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J. Robinson Restoration, Inc.
(636) 205-4542
2016 Key West
Arnold, MO

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Integrity Roofing, Llc
(816) 554-9999
1604 Sw 2Nd St.
Lees Summit, MO

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Allen Roofing Inc.
(636) 391-1117
525 Old State Rd.
Ellisville, MO

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Gallahue Roofing & Exteriors, LLC
505 Jackson Way
Pevely, MO

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Green Roofing
(314) 606-4839
3161 Lupine Dr
Arnold, MO

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Affordable Fencing of St Louis
(314) 422-6964
3582 Summerlyn Drive
St Louis, MO
Fence Contractor, Chainlink Fence, Vinyl Fence, aluminum fence, Wood Fences

cripple creek construction
(913) 306-4219
403 logan st.
Leavenworth, MO
Carpenters, Gutters, Concrete Flatwork, Garage & Carport, Drywall and Plaster, Decks & Porches, Home Builders, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Basement remodeling, Ceilings, Cabinets, Doors, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Flooring, Sunrooms, Additions, Fencing, Countertops, Roofing, Multiple Room Renovation, Painting, Framing, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Disaster Restoration
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Residential, Emergency Services
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Hours : 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 2 Years
Languages Spoken : English
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Brown Restoration, Inc.
(816) 322-2600
702 Keen
Raymore, MO
Disaster Restoration, Kitchen remodeling, Roofing, Windows, Skylights, Bathroom remodeling, Doors, Basement remodeling, Additions
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Years in Business : 13 Years
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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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