No more icicles on eaves

To the real estate editor: Electric heat tape on the lower edge of a roof will solve the ice problem but it is expensive and takes lots of Btus.

The best solution is to remove the finish board under the eaves and install a wire screen. I used to have icicles 12 feet long on my house. Now I never have them and it also saves electricity. Bradley M. Cooper Littleton, N.H.

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