If you’re no stranger to snow, then an ice dam on your roof is a dangerous seasonal possibility.
An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow from draining off the roof. From gutter damage to unintended injuries, an ice dam can spell disaster. Fortunately, ice dams can be easily mitigated if you take steps to prevent them from forming or if you remove them as soon as they start to form.
This series of posts is designed to help you do just that. In them, we’ll cover the following topics:
How and where ice dams form: Ice dams happen in certain conditions–and they’re more likely to form on some homes than others. Learn if yours is at risk.