Re: Removing ice dams in freezing weather/ Feb 2010 HELP QUICK
Yep --- it's pretty difficult when they are full of ice. Banging away to try and chip away the ice will probably cause more damage.
Originally Posted by Sam Miller
Depending how and where the gutters are located you could try taking a cordless drill with a spade bit and bore holes in the ice.
Bore the holes in a straight line making sections in the ice along the length of the gutters --- say every foot or so---- kinda like big ice cubes in a tray.
Pouring water into the bored holes will help loosen up the sections and will help removing those sections .
Just a thought.
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