Wintertime can be a fun time of family bonding when it snows, and you can enjoy sledding or building snowmen together. Unfortunately, winter can also bring heavy snow and ice that brings down electrical lines, tree branches or even causes damage to your roof. If you understand what type of damage can occur to your roof, you will better understand how to prevent the damage from happening in the first place. This can help you save money and time during the winter season. Here are a few things to look out for to keep your home from being damaged in the winter due to roofing issues.