Skip to main content
Kitchen & Bath
Yard & Garden
New Yankee Workshop
Real Estate Network
Insider 30 day free trial
Enter your keywords
Sign up today for our FREE email newsletters and get helpful tips delivered to your email inbox
Allergy-Proof Your Home
More in Ice Dams
Icicles may be pretty but they can tear off gutters, loosen shingles, and cause water to back up into your house....
How to Get Rid of Ice Dams
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains the best ways to keep your roof and gutters free from those...
How to Treat and Prevent Ice Dams
Prevent ice dams before the snow even falls
Fast Fixes for Ice Dams
Take care of trouble spots and you will enjoy a winter free of icicles—and the damage they can do to your roof
Preventing Ice Dams
Icicles may be pretty, but the damage to your house isn't
Stopping Ice Dams
Q: "Should I keep attic turbine ventilators spinning in winter?"
How do I Use Attic Ventilators to Prevent Ice Dams?
General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with...
ATOH S10 E13
Ask TOH | Ice Dams, City Trees
General contractor Tim Silva explains why ice dams form, then offers several options to combat it.
Help Your Clients Understand Ice Dams
Get the latest This Old House news, updates and special offers every week, direct to your inbox.
Find TV listings for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.