What to Know About Ice Dams

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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:

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

Ice dams are a downside of winter weather. But there are many things you can do to prevent and deal with them. Learn how they’re formed—and how you can keep them from doing damage to your home. /blog/ice-dams-1 Erie Insurance