Roof ice dams are ridges of ice. They do not let the snow from the roof fall on the ground. And they keep on top of your roof the water that came from the melted snow on the roof. Left unchecked, they can grow icicles. The icicles can become really heavy, long and sharp.

Here's why you need to stop all the roof ice dams right now:

#1: They cause roof leaks.
By trapping water on your roof they indirectly create roof leaks.

The roof leaks will create serious damage to your house, paintings and more. There's no point in transforming your roof or house into a Niagara Falls child. The problem can be avoided. Do anything you can to avoid it and save yourself a huge amount of money in the process.

#2: Icicles from the ice dams can hurt an innocent bystander.

These icicles can be really tricky and dangerous. The older they are, the more sharp, heavy and dangerous they become. If one single icicle falls on you, you're likely to die of a painful death. I'm not even kidding!

The same may happen to your pets. This is one more really important reason why you should prevent them and knock them off as soon as they appear. Call an expert to get rid of them as soon as possible.

The icicles from ice dams are similar to the stalagmites and stalactites found in caves. In both situations, the ice has a huge density. They may look nice when photographed but they can become a force of nature when they are unleashed.

#3: Roof ice dams can cause insulation problems.
Insulating your roof and attic is an expensive and necessary solution. Now, imagine multiplying the costs. Any time your roof leaks, the roof insulation is disabled and damaged. So, you will need to insulate it again and again.

#4: They create conditions for mold growth
Mold and mildew can be really dangerous to your health.

Studies have shown that the rise of asthma in the past 20 years is linked with the presence of mold. In 1999, chronic sinusitus affected 37 000 000 people living in US. A Mayo Clinic study showed that a fungus was responsible for this situation.

Toxic molds decrease your immunity. As a result, you become more susceptible to any disease.

#5: Roof ice dams will damage your roof by their sheer weight.
I've seen many situations when huge ice dams literally destroyed the home's roof by their sheer weight.

#6: They will make you waste lots of money.
According to MetLife Auto and Home Insurance, $500 million in property damage are spent each year. Save yourself the trouble to being part of this statistic. With a few simple prevention methods, you can avoid all the trouble.


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