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Steps to Reducing Ice Dams on your Roof

By November 2, 2015October 18th, 2023No Comments

Winter is almost here and now would be a great time to take steps to reduce ice dams from forming on your roof. By doing so, you can prevent damage to your home and rest easy knowing your home will be safe all throughout the colder months.

Let Gutter Helmet® of Cookeville shares tips for reducing ice dams:

Cleaning Your Gutters

You can reduce ice dams from forming on your gutters by cleaning them regularly. Cleaning your gutters this winter, however, can be risky. Fortunately, you can contact professionals like us to clean your gutters for you instead. We have years of experience with cleaning gutters and we will ensure that they will be free of debris. In fact, you’ll never have to climb up your roof just to clean your gutters again.

Roof Replacement

A great way to reduce ice dams from forming on your roof is to replace it with a metal roof. These roofs shed snow well and can help keep your home cozy. They are resistant to snow and moisture, all but eliminating the presence of ice dams above your home.

Window Replacement

Old windows tend to be drafty, which can cause discomfort in your home. By replacing them with newer, more airtight windows, you can prevent moisture from entering your home and going up to your roofing system.

Installing Gutter Helmet®

We offer gutter shields in Cookeville TN, and the local area, with a ribbed surface. This allows water to flow smoothly into the downspout. Its design also keeps debris from clogging your gutters, preventing water from stagnating and forming into ice dams. In addition, our gutter shields have coating that can protect them from acid rain, ensuring lasting protection. Our products also come with warranties that will protect you for years.

By taking these steps, you can reduce ice dams from forming on your roof and gutters. For that, you can depend on Gutter Helmet of Cookeville to help you against the coming season. For gutter guard installation, feel free to call us, or fill out our contact form online.