Blog Helmet Heat®: The Perfect Partner for a Gutter Helmet® Gutter Cover February 6, 2020February 5, 2020Jeremy KelseyHelmet Heat® Leaves in your gutters are a nuisance but ice is worse! For homeowners who live in regions that consistently see cold temperatures and heavy snowfall throughout the winter months, Gutter Helmet has developed a cutting-edge heated gutter cap called Helmet Heat®. What Is Helmet Heat®? Helmet Heat is a heated cable system that protects your home from the elements all winter long by keeping the roof, gutters and downspouts free of dangerous frost, ice and heavy loads of snow, all of which most buildings aren’t designed to handle. The Helmet Heat system from Gutter Helmet can greatly reduce damage to your home and property from harsh winter weather, while also protecting the structural integrity of your roof. How Helmet Heat® Works A Helmet Heat cable contains an irradiated conductive core, which means the material inside the cable increases its heat output as the temperature drops and correspondingly decreases its output when the temperature rises again. This process occurs at every point along the length of the cable, which means Helmet Heat is always working and never needs to be turned off or on. This self-regulating feature allows Helmet Heat to adjust the amount of heat it puts out, which means electricity is only used when and where needed. Self-regulation allows for safe and energy-efficient operation, and also enables homeowners to overlap Helmet Heat cables if necessary without creating burnout or hot spots. The Benefits Helmet Heat® Can Bring to Your Home Helmet Heat is available for homes which have a Gutter Helmet gutter protection system. Once Helmet Heat is installed on your home, you’ll be able to start enjoying a number of benefits, including: A reduction in the buildup of ice along the edge of the roof Snow- & ice-free gutters Easy drainage of melted ice into gutters & downspouts The prevention of ice & snow damage to roof structures Significant energy savings due to the self-regulating heating system Contact Us for a Quote Today! Gutter Helmet pairs perfectly with the installation of Helmet Heat because the cable is hidden beneath the Gutter Helmet gutter cover. To find out more about Helmet Heat heated gutter systems or to schedule a free estimate with a dealer in your area, give Gutter Helmet a call today at (800) 824-3772.