The Ice Dam Predicament

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Ice dams?  What are those?  Ice dams are just that: they are dams of ice that have built up on eaves, valleys and gutters.  These dams prevent melting snow and ice from running down.  As snow and ice melt, the water backs up and seeps under tiles or shingles.  Most people think that leaks in roofs are the causes of leakage and damage to exterior walls and ceilings.  While this may be true, it is also important to follow these tips to minimize ice dam formation on your roof:

 

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