As if the bitter temperatures, piles of snow, and sheets of ice aren’t enough to deal with this winter, some wonderful side effects come along with this arctic weather.

Ice dams – formed when melting snow slides down a heated roof and re-freezes at the roof’s edge after hitting an unheated gutter – can cause substantial and costly damage to your home.

ice-dam-diagramCheck out this article and this one too for more info on how to prevent and battle this winter nuisance.

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