Prevent Ice Dams

Take action now before the snow starts falling

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Extension ladder
  • Dust mask
  • Flashlight
  • Pry bar
  • Roof harness
  • Utility knife

You may also need a snow rake.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Insulation
  • Caulk
  • Expanding foam
  • Soffit vent
  • Roof vent
  • Ice and water barrier
  • Heat cables