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ARS Restoration Specialists Want You To Be Prepared This Winter 

As the cold weather quickly approaches, it is important that you check your property for potential hazards that might affect you this winter. Whether you own your own property, or are a property manager, there are a few basic tips to ensure your property is in the best shape it can be to minimize property damage. Ice Dams are most commonly talked about during the winter months. For those of you who don’t know what an Ice Dam is below I have provided you with the definition.

 

What is an Ice Dam?

An ice dam forms when the roof over the attic gets warm enough to melt the underside of the layer of snow on the roof. The water trickles down between the layer of snow and the shingles until it reaches the eave of the roof, which stays cold because it extends beyond the side of the house. There, the water freezes, gradually growing into a mound of ice. – See more at: http://home-partners.com/articles/ice-dams-quick-fixes-cure#sthash.N9X8MwTz.dpuf

 

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