The presence of ice dams on your roof sends a strong signal that it’s time to investigate the attic and check the gutters. While beautiful, an ice dam creates dangers for you and your home. The dams can fall unpredictably, causing injury, and as they melt, do untold damage to your home’s structure.
The dangers of high humidity — mold, mildew, bacteria, and fungal growth — are well known, but did you know that low humidity can cause problems in your home as well? Dry air can lead to cracking skin, irritated lungs, easier transmission of viruses like the flu virus, increased irritation from allergies, and increased dust.