A banner season for icicles, and the trouble they reveal
If you think you've never seen so many icicles sparkling in the sun as you have lately, you're probably right. This is the time of year when conditions are best for icicle formation and the problem they often reveal: Ice dams.
Unfortunately, this has been a banner winter for both, according to Richard Stone, an educator with University of Minnesota Extension. We've got lots of snow on our roofs, and frigid, night-time temperatures.
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