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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:

And here are 7 Dos and Don'ts when dealing with ice dams:

Answered 9 years ago by Katie J.


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


Answered 9 years ago by Robert Post

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