Two types of damage. An ice dam that forms along the eave can cause water damage due to leaks through the roofing material. The ice buildup can also damage gutters and fascia boards.
Pennsylvania are known for their cold, snowy winters. The combination of heavy snow and subfreezing temperatures create ideal conditions for ice dams to form.
The experts at RCS of Greater Westmoreland County can repair damage caused by ice dams, including water damage inside of your home. Contact us today to schedule an estimate for water damage restoration in Monroeville, Pittsburgh, New Kensington and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania.
Ice dams form when there’s snow on your roof, but a few other things must happen before they can cause damage.
They include the following:
Icicles may seem like a normal side effect of winter, but they actually signal significant ice damming.
Usually, the results and damage associated with ice dams forming along eaves are interior water damage and ruined insulation.
If ice dams have already formed and water begins coming into the house, RCS can provide emergency flood repairs to minimize water damage. We can also remove moisture-damaged materials, such as carpeting and wallboard.
Get an estimate to repair any water damage caused by ice dams. We are Greater Westmoreland County's water damage restoration experts in Pennsylvania, serving Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Butler, Oakmont, Murrysville, & Monroeville and areas nearby.