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    Snow on the roof

    With the temps starting to warm up this week, is it better to get the snow off your roof or leave it on? I'm worried about all the possible ice dams as the gutter are already full of snow and ice. I've got about a 2' of snow drift on the south side of our roof. Thanks!!



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    Re: Snow on the roof

    I was thinking about this too. I have no idea.



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    Re: Snow on the roof

    I've heard to just try to keep the snow cleared off of the gutters if you can, let the sunlight get to ice in there.



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    Re: Snow on the roof

    This is what I have heard also. No word on what your supposed to do for places the sun never hits.


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    Re: Snow on the roof

    Saw a report on the news regarding this. You definitely want to break the ice off the gutter along the bottom where the roof meets the gutter. Otherwise, the melting ice has nowhere to go except to back up under your shingles, and into your house.



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