Winter Home Improvement Ideas

-Wrap bottom 5′ of roof with waterproof membrane as ice damn protection
Black gutters to absorb sun rays in winter (half Iron pipe?)
electric wires to heat up gutters
Salt pucks to melt ice
When lots of snow melts it collects near foundation because ground is impermeable…. one more reason to have underground drain pipes

Concrete driveways&walkways can be damaged by salt (?!?!?!) brick, stone asphalt may be better

Roman style water drains under driveway to prevent cracks and potholes

Read everything here:
http://www.structuretech1.com/blog/2010/12/how-to-get-rid-of-ice-dams-2/

http://www.structuretech1.com/blog/2011/01/salt-filled-pantyhose/

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