Before you climb up onto your roof with a shovel* to clear off the forty feet of snow that's accumulated in the past few days, you may want to listen to this. Richard Trethewey, plumber extraordinaire of This Old House famejoined Boston Public Radio to talk roofs, ice dams, and winter home improvement projects.

Can't get enough of This Old House? Tom Silva and Norm Abram join Boston Public Radio on Tuesday, February 17 to share their sage advice on home improvement projects of all stripes. Send your questions to BPR[at]WGBH[dot]org.

*Please don't do this.