Ice Dams Backed Up Water into Our Attic at Our House in Brooklyn

The frequent freezing and thawing this past winter really messed up the roof on our house at the eaves. We had damage from ice dams that got water backed up underneath the shingles and even damaged the gutters. As the snow built up on the roof, it would melt in the sun and then freeze again at night. This built up ice down by the gutters, and water filled the area during the daytime thaw. That backed up into the attic. We had to call a Brooklyn roofing repair service to come out and permanently fix the problem.

Our gutters were bent from the weight of the ice and pushing out away from the house. All of it could have been repaired, but we just took the opportunity to have the roof and gutters replaced. Continue reading