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Question DetailsAsked on 9/21/2011

what causes ice dams (on edge of roof) and what can i do to prevent this year?

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Angie's List previously spoke to four roofing experts about this very topic! Read what they have to say about prevention here: http://magazine.angieslist.com/roofing/articles/how-to-prevent-an-ice-dam.aspx

And here are 7 Dos and Don'ts when dealing with ice dams:
http://magazine.angieslist.com/protect-your-home-from-ice-damming.aspx

Answered 7 years ago by Katie J.

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Excessive heat loss through the attic causes ice dams. See this video I made about this exact subject.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNMD3z...

Answered 7 years ago by Robert Post




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