Ice Dam

Is It Okay to do Roofing in the Winter?

Michigan winters come with harsh conditions. Our team has been busy fixing roof leaks and home ice dams as well as installing new roofs. Working in the insurance restoration and home improvement business, we work quickly to resolve weather-related issues for Michigan homeowners. And, for some homeowners that means installing a new roof. Is it […]

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Resolutions: 5 Home Improvement Ideas for 2015

Middle of winter Make a plan. What would you like to accomplish in your home this year—Exterior renovations or Interior renovations? Minor renovations? Make that list first and determine which projects add to the long-term value of your home. Then, inspect your budget to see what you can comfortably allocate to home improvement this year. […]

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How to Identify an Ice Dam

Ice dams are masses of ice that lodge at the edge of your roof and block the melting snow from draining off. This occurs because the heat from your attic causes the snow on your roof to melt. But, the edges of your roof are not warmed by the attic’s heat, therefore causing the melted […]

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Avoid the Need to Repair an Ice Dam

Winter is long gone – granted, it doesn’t always feel like that here in Michigan. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare early to avoid housing issues that commonly occur during the colder months. One of the biggest problems that homeowners face as the weather gets chillier is ice dams. The biggest reason that ice dams are […]

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Removing a Large Ice Dam on Bloomfield Hills Home

Removing a large ice dam Video Transcription: This is Jeff from Bloomfield Construction here. Here we are out in Bloomfield Township. We’re trying to get this ice damn off this roof. Temperatures are above freezing but you can see the water dripping off into this gutter. And the homeowner’s been up here trying to get […]

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Ice Dams Explained in Bloomfield Hills MI

Ice Dams Explained by Bloomfield Construction Transcription: This is Jeff from Bloomfield Construction here. I’m on the back side of this atrium. You can see the amount of ice that’s built up. The big problem is right here. What we’ve got is a dam that is stopping water from running out. Even though it’s 12 […]

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Ice Damming in Waterford Michigan

Ice Dam Example Transcription: This is Jeff Petrucci with Bloomfield Construction. I’m out here at a house in Waterford and they have water coming to the kitchen cabinets in this corner, inside here. As you can see we have a tremendous amount of ice damming built up and it’s weird because we’ve got intake venting […]

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