Cloverleaf Insurance
Cloverleaf Insurance Get A Quote

 

Subheader Auto Insurance Home Insurance SR22 Motorcycle Insurance Renters Insurance

Icicles Hanging From RoofMany calendars and postcards display a picture of a winter snow-covered roof. But there is a downside to the beautiful snow: Ice Dams.

Midwest residents with an abundance of snow may be familiar with the problem. An ice dam typically forms when snow melts on warm spots on your roof, and the water flows down to much colder areas, where it refreezes. The process of melting and refreezing causes ice to back up under the shingles, causing damaging. The water damage causes roof leaks, and it can also harm your home's interior.

Homeowners insurance policies may cover damage from the ice dams. Still, it is far better to eliminate ice dams from forming in the first place.

To maintain an evenly cold roof:
  • Insulate, seal and caulk even the smallest openings in your chimney, plumbing vents, light fixtures, wiring and exhaust fans that may allow house heat to flow into the attic
  • Ensure your attic insulation is adequate for your climate
  • Safely use a snow rake to minimize the amount of snow buildup following a storm
  • Always keep your gutters clear to allow maximum drainage
See what your home insurance policy covers as well. Call Cloverleaf Insurance at (800) 530-5822 or contact us online to learn more.
Share |


No Comments


Post a Comment
Name
Required
E-Mail
Required (Not Displayed)
Comment
Required


All comments are moderated and stripped of HTML.
Submission Validation
Required
CAPTCHA
Change the CAPTCHA codeSpeak the CAPTCHA code
 
Enter the Validation Code from above.
NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive


View Mobile Version
Contact UsContact Us  
Motorcycle InsucanceMotorcycle Insurance

Missouri, Illinois,
Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin


Please Enter Zip Code Above
  Refer A Friend
 
Illinois Rater for Renters Insurance
We are licensed in the following states for SR22 & non-standard auto insurance: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Texas.
Home   |    About Us   |    Get A Quote   |    Contact Us
 
Cloverleaf Insurance BlogOur Blog
Cloverleaf Insurance NewsletterJoin Our Newsletter
Read more > Connect With Us Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ YelpRSS
Powered by Insurance Website Builder