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What are ice dams and how can I prevent them?

Ice dams are ridges of ice that form on the edge of your roof. As the snow on your roof melts from the heat escaping your home or from rising temperatures, the melting snow backs up behind the dam and makes its way underneath your shingles and into your home. The damage from an ice dam can be extensive as the water leaks in and ruins insulation, walls, ceilings, and more.

Watch our video for more information on ice dams and how to prevent them.

 

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