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Consumer alert highlights preventing ice dams

As ice dams rear their ugly heads again this month, the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources issued a consumer alert about the main cause and solution of ice dams. The alert points out that attic air leaks are the root cause of ice dams and that sealing those air leaks is the solution for most ice dams. A list of do’s and don’ts is provided to help address the perennial problem and help consumers avoid costly home repairs caused by ice dams. Read more here about the alert.