Illinois has seen plenty of ice and snow this winter, which can cause all sorts of damage to homes throughout the cold season. Snow and ice can pose threats to the exterior and interior of a building, which is why you should take extra care of your home during the winter. Noticing winter weather build up before it becomes an issue can help stop problems in their tracks.
Ice dams are a major concern for Chicagoland homeowners, and is one of the major causes of water damage to homes. Last year, we provided an overview of ice dams and how to solve them. Now we will go into detail in a three-part blog series, so you know how to identify an ice dam, short term emergency removal, and long-term prevention.