How Does an Ice Dam Form

Ice dams, KV Tech, WI

How does an ice dam form?

  1. Heat escapes through the roof
  2. Accumulated snow melts
  3. Water runs down the roof and freezes at the edge
  4. Ice builds up forming a dam and preventing proper drainage

How to prevent ice dams?

Air Sealing

Stop hot air from escaping into your attic and through your roof.

Insulation

Keep all areas of your home warm — even the edges of your roof.

KV Tech Construction is here to help. We can remove ice dams and stop them from forming.