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Roof Ice Dam Removal North Providence RI

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Cousin Construction
(401) 633-4402
Cumberland, RI

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Arh Roofing
4017662470 or 5084100286
Po Box 119
Blackstone, RI

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Apex Roofing
(401) 941-2739
807 Broad St
Providence, RI
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Roofing Contractor , Roofing Repair , Roofing Company , Roofing , Roofing

Gorman Roofing
(401) 312-4426
10 Ann And Hope Way
Cumberland, RI

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Pride Roofing Corporation
99 Church Hill Dr.
Cranston, RI

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Cool Flat Roofing
(888) 635-2876
Bank St
North Attleboro, MA

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Brunelle's Home Improvement
(401) 473-7330
12 Palm St
North Providence, RI

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New England Roofing Inc
(401) 568-0541
707 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI

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Johnny C's Roofing Company Inc.
(401) 450-6069
1427 Diamond Hill Rd
Cumberland, RI
Services
All types of roofing, gutters, windows and siding
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All day, every day

South County Seamless Gutters
(401) 821-6690
1260 pippin Orchard Rd.
Cranston, RI
 
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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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