Ice Dams 101
Learn the basic facts and science about ice dams to help protect your home from potential damage.
In short, an ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and can prevent melting snow from draining. As water gathers behind the dam, it can cause major damage to walls, ceilings and insultation if you do not have properly installed ice and water shield membrane. This video will explain the urban myths surrounding ice dams and what can be done to ensure this does not happen to you.