Icicle Prevention and PermaThaw System
What Causes Ice Dams?
Icicles are caused from inadequate insulation and ventilation.
When heated air from the homes interior rises into the attic space (due to inadequate insulation) the warm air will melt the snow on the rooftop. Water from the melted snow will run down the roof to the eve where it no longer receives the warmer temperature and refreezes.
The continuing refreezing of this water runoff will eventually back up and cause an ice dam, causing water to eventually work its way below the shingles and continue downward into the home.
If there is no way to correct the problem and the need to eliminate icicles is still apparent, All Gutter Systems offers a heat cable solution both on the roof and in the gutter.
Heat cable radiates a low level of heat when turned on, which can prevent ice dams. It is an appliance that can be simply plugged in or hard wired into a switch.
PermaThaw Heat Cable Gutter Protection System
PermaThaw helps prevent damage to roofs and gutters from ice and snow buildup. PermaThaw uses a low level of radiant heat to keep your gutters free of ice and snow. It's safe and effective.Keep Your Gutters Flowing
While no system can completely eliminate snow and ice form the roof, PermaThaw keeps your gutters free of ice. That means melting snow can flow freely and get carried away in your gutter. Ice doesn't have a chance to build up.
Premium Gutter Protection... Year Round!
Gutter Hood will protect your gutters from leaves and debris during spring, summer, and fall. When winter hits, having the PermaThaw heat cable system will continue to protect your roof, gutters, and home by preventing ice dams which can cause extensive and costly damage.