ice dams

How to Prevent Ice Dams From Forming

How to Prevent Ice Dams From Forming

Ice dams happen because melting snow pools behind dams of ice at the roof’s edge causing water to leak into the house. As snow melts, water runs down toward the edge of the roof and as temperature drop at night, it refreezes, causing beautiful formations of ice and icicles. While they may be pretty to the eye, they can be devastating to the structure of your home, not to mention the damage they cause to your gutter system.

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