The dangers of icicles
Updated: Wednesday, February 12 2014, 05:51 PM EST
Rochester, N.Y. – Recent weather means long icicles. Those icicles can be dangerous and, if nothing, costly for home and business owners.
Icicles are usually caused by a lack of insulation. Once they are there, it’s too late.
A home heating expert says not to try removing them on your own. You could damage your home or be hurt by falling pieces of the icicles.
A homeowner on Atlantic Avenue in Rochester says there is poor insulation in one particular part of the home and that’s led to large icicles. It’s a problem generally caused by poorly vented or insulated attic space.
Our heating expert suggests getting an energy audit before the heating season to avoid having giant icicles form