ice dam

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 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: It all has to start somewhere, and the conditions needed to create an ice dam are actually pretty unique. We’ll take a deeper look at what it takes to make an ice dam and the areas of your house where you’re most likely to see them.

Ready to learn how to protect your home from ice dams? Then let’s get started now.