Icicles Hanging From Your Roof – Sign of Damage?

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While icicles hanging from your roof may look kind of nice, giving your home a kind of “winter wonderland” feeling they may actually be a sign of damage. Icicles often form as a result of ice damming on your roofline. These ice dams occur when the snow on your roof melts and then freezes near the bottom of your roofline. This ice can backup under your shingles and cause damage.

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Ice dams can result in:

To help prevent ice damming:

So if you have icicles hanging from your roof or if you are concerned with ice damming and want to ensure you are properly protected if you do have some damage call Absolute Insurance Brokers today at 1-877-941-2266 or email us.

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