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What Happens When Icicles Form?

Long a symbol of winter, icicles hanging from buildings, plants and other objects are a staple of the cold months. Often considered to be beautiful and a classic…

How Do Self-Regulating Heating Cables Work?

Self-regulating freeze protection systems offer protection against burst water pipes, frozen roof gutters, ice or snow-covered ramps, stairways and walkways. The use of these systems provides a reliable…

What are the Signs of a Cold Winter Ahead?

With the holiday season just around the corner, the dawn of another winter is upon us. The visions of fun outdoor winter activities can bring great joy to…

A Clever Way to Melt the Ice

Ice is one of the most dangerous elements that comes with winter weather. Whether it’s on buildings, plants, the ground or other objects, ice can be a disturbance…

Four Ways to Reduce the Operational Cost of Your Heat Tracing System

When looking at any project, two types of costs come into consideration: Total Investment Cost (TIC) and Total Operating Cost (TOC). TIC includes the cost for materials, installation…

How RIM Systems Can Protect Your Roof

Ice dams and icicles are some of the most dangerous hazards a roof can face during winter. Ice dams and icicles form when the snow that is accumulated…

Long-Term Preventative Measures to Consider Before Winter

Building owners cannot afford to ignore the ever-increasing cost of building damage and personal injury liability associated with winter weather conditions. Burst pipes, roof damage due to snow…