December 2010

Ice Dams: Simple Prevention Tips - & Tips & Info.

An ice dam is an accumulation of ice at the lower edge of a sloped roof, usually at the gutter. When interior heat melts the snow on the roof, the water will run down and refreeze at the roof’s edge (where temperatures) are much cooler. Over time, the ice builds up and blocks water from… Read more »

When Cold Weather Hits - & Tips & Info.

In the event of a water damage, call Disaster One’s certified water restoration team. Disaster One will quickly respond (24/7) to your home or business and begin Restoring Your Future. When the cold weather hits, you can take a few precautions to avoid frozen pipes and water damages. A trickle of hot and cold water… Read more »

What is Wind Chill Temperature - & Tips & Info.

Wind chill temperature is how cold people and animals feel when outside. It is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by wind and cold. As the wind increases, it draws heat from the body, driving down skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature. Simply put, the wind makes it… Read more »