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The dangers of icicles

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, its 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 thats led to large icicles. Its 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

 
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