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WHAT IS AN ICE DAM?

Inef­fec­tive insu­la­tion allows the home to lose heat. It rises into the attic. That heat escapes through the roof and causes the bot­tom of the snow blan­ket to melt. The melted snow trick­les down the roof but refreezes when it reaches the unheated eaves, caus­ing a block­age. The melted snow starts to back-up. It seeps under the shin­gles and drips down into the attic, ruin­ing any blown in insu­la­tion. In extreme cases, it can drip down into the home caus­ing dam­age to walls, sheetrock and paint.

What is an ice dam?

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