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Preventing Ice Damming on Roof and Protecting Your Property

Publication date:
December 28, 2023
Article Summary: 

Discusses the causes, effects, and prevention of ice dams, particularly in residential properties during the winter months. It may explain what ice dams are and how they form, typically as a result of snow melting on the roof and refreezing at the eaves, leading to water buildup and potential damage to the roof and interior of the home. The article might offer insights into the signs of ice dam formation, such as icicles hanging from the eaves, water stains on ceilings or walls, or water leaking into the home. Additionally, it may provide tips for preventing ice dams, such as improving attic insulation, ensuring proper ventilation, and removing snow from the roof when safe to do so. By raising awareness of ice dams and offering prevention strategies, the post aims to help homeowners protect their properties from winter-related damage.


ice dam, winter damage, roof protection, prevention, insulation, ventilation, snow removal.

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Preventing Ice Damming on Roof and Protecting Your Property
December 28, 2023
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