Protect Your Home from Ice Dams this Winter

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Protect Your Home from Ice Dams this

As low temperatures and snow and ice storms begin to sweep across the country,
ice dams increasingly are becoming a hazard for home and business owners alike.

"Cold winter months alone can cause damage to your home or your business.
But, emerging challenges, such as ice dams that form and go unattended can lead
to leaks, mold and even safety hazards caused by falling ice," says
Michael Billings , vice president, The Hanover's safety management team. "While
pre-season prevention works best, there are steps you can take now to avoid the
potential of further damage."

Following are a few simple steps that can help home and business owners reduce
damage from ice dams: