Look Out for Ice Dams on the Roof of Your Home

Look Out for Ice Dams on the Roof of Your Home

Ice dams on your roof are the outdoor sign of an indoor problem. A damaging ice dam doesn’t form because your roof’s too cold. Actually, it’s the opposite: uneven heating of the roof triggers the sequence of events that forms a mound of ice near the gutters called an ice dam. Here’s how it … [Read more...]

Ways You Can Prevent Ice Dams

Ways You Can Prevent Ice Dams

During particularly cold or prolonged winter weather, many Indiana homes are vulnerable to a potentially damaging phenomenon: ice dams. These ridges of ice that form at the edge of the roof can result in serious damage to a house's roof, attic and walls. Fortunately, effective strategies to prevent … [Read more...]