In New England and other colder regions of the country, ice is an inevitable part of winter. When icicles fall from a roof onto the decking below, the impact can punch holes through the boards. And water expands as it freezes, which can cause havoc with deck footings and other deck connections. As cold weather approaches, Jim Finlay of Boston Decks and Porches reminds us about some of the things we like about ice...and some of the things we don't.

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