Ice Dams

Each winter we field a lot of calls regarding ice dams. Its very common in Colorado as we experience a difference in temperature and moisture from month to month. As the last of the snow melts from your roof — look for those pesky valleys and slopes that don’t normally get a lot of sunshine for ice dams. Here is a visual representation of how an ice dam forms and the potential damage it can cause.

Recommended remedy? Heat tape and/or snow rake.