The cold winter months can cause an excess of wear and tear on your home. One of the most common issues a home can face is the formation of ice dams. Ice dams occur when water freezes near the edge of your home’s roof as it runs off the house. When an excess of water freezes, this results in mounds of ice commonly known as ice dams. Ice dams are damaging to your roof and home, as it can result in rust, peeling paint, stains, rotting, and broken shingles and other fixtures. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to prevent ice dams from forming.
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