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Reducing Ice Dam Formation with Helmet Heat®

By January 8, 2016October 18th, 2023No Comments

Winter can be an exciting season for some people, but may cause problems for your home. Ice dams are one of the issues homeowners face during cold months. They can cause serious damage to your gutters and other components of your home.

What Causes Ice Dams?

Heat escaping through an underinsulated attic floor causes snow on a roof to melt. The melted snow then travels down to the edge of the roof, where it will refreeze because of the colder temperatures. If left unaddressed, the dam will continue to expand. Water will collect behind the dams, causing serious water damage to your roof and interior structure.

How Do You Reduce Ice Dams?

Gutter cleaning tips in Berea, Ohio are sometimes not enough to reduce ice dams. If you want to prevent water damage to your roof, gutters, deck and other home components, consider investing in heat cables. Helmet Heat® from Gutter Helmet® of Northern Ohio is one of the best systems available on the market today.

We install Helmet Heat along with our reliable gutter protection system. This self-regulating device keeps ice and snow from building around the roof edge. It increases heat output when the temperature drops and vice versa. This way, you won’t waste money on utility bills.

Here are other features of this reliable heat cable system.

We install these cables under Gutter Helmet, so the cables will be invisible.

It comes with Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter protection.

It raises gutter temperature to above freezing, but will not be hot to the touch.

You can turn off the system when not in use to save energy.

It uses 50% less cable compared with traditional heat cables.

It comes with two sturdy weatherproof control box options.

Helmet Heat is an affordable and reliable solution to reduce ice dam formation. If you have this installed with Gutter Helmet, your home will be safe from water damage, soil erosion, cracked foundations and sidewalks, and wood rot.

To learn more about Helmet Heat, schedule a free quote today. You can call us at (800) 824-3772.