Even though we’ve had a warm spell, and the Polar Vortex seems long ago winter’s not over! It’s still that time of year that freezing and thawing in many parts of the country means ice dams. We have a great resource found here that will answer your questions about common household problems including ice dams.
There are some solutions to take care of them immediately but know the long term solutions are not from the outside but from the inside of your home. It has to do with proper air sealing and insulation.
Ice on your roof may be normal, in fact sometimes it’s unavoidable. Don’t accept roof damage, dangerous icicles and roof rakes as just another fact of winter. Have your home looked at by an energy auditor that can recommend solutions for the long term.