How to spot, What causes, and Prevent for future; Ice Dams

Why does it matter if you have ice dams? One of the most important reasons is the fact that ice dams can result in costly repairs to your home! Ceiling stains are the very first indication that water is damaging your house. If this is caused by ice dams, it may be just the beginning….

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Drought Continues Despite the Snow

If you haven’t read the cover article in The Kansas City Star today regarding drought conditions in our area – I would recommend you do so.  It’s fascinating to learn that although we’ve experienced above normal snowfall this winter season we are still below normal in moisture.  This is due to the fact that the…

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The Water Paradox

“Water, water, everywhere/Nor any drop to drink”, a well-known verse from the poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by English poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.  This verse well illustrates the paradox of water.  The sailors in the poem needed water to drink and had water all around them; but to drink the ocean’s salty offering…

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