Ice Dam Removal Service
As the cold winter months roll in, so do the chilly snowstorms creating ice dams on the eaves of your roof. Ice dams result from melting snow under a snowpack reaching the eave and freezing there. Ice dams block the melted ice from draining off of your roof, causing major roof damage. Ice dams can also potentially damage the inside of your home. We offer excellent rooftop ice dam removal services that won’t damage your building.
Do you have an Ice Dam?
Most ice dams develop on the edge of your roof but have been known to form in other locations. This is determined by the slope and style of the roof.
Identifying Ice Dams:
- Inspect the icicles around your home.
- Check for water stains or moisture in your home.
The Problem with Ice Dams
Ice Dams Can Cause Roof Leaks
Ice buildup can leave you in a bad situation this winter. Ice dams block the melted ice from draining off of your roof, which can cause major roof damage. Ice dams can also potentially damage the inside of your home, resulting in costly repairs.
The Danger of Ice Dams
Ice dams can be quite dangerous. They may damage your building by leaking inside through the roof. This leads to ruining sheetrock, paint, belongings, and more.
In a more serious matter, ice dams have been known to injure people and property below. Heavy chunks of ice can fall off your roof and onto people below, potentially breaking bones or worse. They have impelled cars and numerous outside items sitting beneath them.
Some people will attempt to remove ice dams by themselves. DIY removal of ice dams can be a strenuous and dangerous task if done without caution and the proper knowledge. DIY ice dam removal puts you at risk of slipping or falling, leaving you injured.
Our team uses proper techniques and takes all the safety precautions to remove any ice dams your building may have formed the correct way. Ice dams are not worth putting yourself in harm’s way. Contact us to get your ice dams removed properly and safely this winter season.
Our Ice Dam Removal Process
The best way to remove an ice dam is to melt it off of the structure. We use a non-intrusive method that is known for being gentle on the exterior of your building. Our low-pressure, hot temperature machine gently steams the ice build-up to break it off the correct way. This method will prevent roof damage and helps avoid roof repairs. We ensure that you are receiving the most current methods and technology in ice dam removal.
- Modern Ice Dam Removal Machinery
- Professional & Gentle Ice Dam Removal Techniques
- Ice Dam Removal Solutions Specific to Your Roof’s Needs
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you put ice melt on your roof?
Putting ice melt and rock salt on your roof will damage your shingles. We do not recommend applying any salt or other melting products on your roof or in gutters.
Does roof raking prevent ice dams?
Using a roof rake to removing snow and ice from your building is an unsafe practice of ice dam removal. This is a dangerous process that can put you at risk for injury caused by falling ice or slipping on the surface below. Ice dams are not worth putting yourself in harm’s way. Contact us to get your ice dams removed properly and safely.
Are ice dams common?
Yes, ice dams can happen to any roof. It can be caused by a number of reasons. Some common reasons are low ventilation in the attic (hot temperature), the angle of your roof, fluctuating temperatures, and radiant heat from the sun.
Contact us for your free estimate today!