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The shingled roof on my mobile home does not have an overhang and with our hard Wisconsin winters, ice backs up and forces leaking within the trailer. The roof does not need replaced. How can I correct my problem? I thought of putting on a drip-edge. Any ideas?????

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You actually posted this in the wrong area but I am originally from Minnesota and can tell you. What's happening is called ice damming. They do make a drip edge type of thing that isn't very expensive for just this very thing. Go to Lowes, Homedepot, Menards etc. NOT your local trailer supply as they usually charge more. The clerk at the hardware store should be able to help you. Good luck. Please don't forget to give me a Fixya rating.

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