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Ice Dams mostly frequent in the cold climatic regions and this accumulation of ice leads to many problem to the roof which in turn hinders the quality of the house. the slides shows how gutter is protecting the house from icedams

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Gutter protection system to prevent ice dams

  1. 1. Gutter protection system to prevent from ice dams http://thelegendgs.com.au/
  2. 2. Ice dams • Ice dams are created when snow falls hits the roof and the warmer temperature causes the snow to melt. • The water runs of the roof and reaches the edge ,it freezes the temperatures become colder. • An ice dam occurs when water flow is blocked and redirects back under shingles and into your home.
  3. 3. Snow on the roof • When there is know on the roof and the roof’s outside temperature is above 32degree F, the know will begin to melt. • The water reaches its freezing point turns to ice, and each successive flow of water causes the ice to get bigger and bigger until it forms a dam blocking any more water from flowing off the roof. • This leads to damage to your home foundation.
  4. 4. Gutter System • For most home owners gutters are the necessary evil in protecting the homes from weather throughout the seasons. • Gutter are important because they keep water away from the house and they help in keeping the basement dry. • It is important to maintain a gutter during winter. • It is particularly important ,especially in regions that tend to get into the sub-zero temperature.
  5. 5. Clean and free of debris • It is necessary and important to keep the gutter clean and free of debris, so when snow storm occurs ,you are off to a good start. • If we didn’t install the right gutter guard (http://www.slideshare.net/danielvhenny/types-of-gutter- guards-and-their-uses/),this is a fruitless effort . • Nature is a part of life and its always finds the way into your gutters. • Heated gutter guards are a perfect solution.
  6. 6. • Heated gutters guards are the best way to solve your snow and ice problems because they not only melt icicles , ice dams and snow loads on the gutter. • They also melt ice about one to three inches up the roofline keeping your gutter and roofs edge dry and worry free during the winter. • Before bad storms and freezing temperatures, make sure your gutter and downspouts are free from potential clogs that will create a dam.
  7. 7. Heated roof and gutter cables • Self-regulated heat cables can be used within the existing gutters and along the eves of the roof to prevent ice before its solidifies on the roof and in the gutter. • The heated cables radiate heat downward, creating a micro- climate, helping to melt icicles, ice dams and snow loads in the winter they do not interrupt the normal function of a gutter guard.
  8. 8. Ice reduction by gutters • A properly functioning gutter system is important in winter seasons . • When the snow falls on the roof melts, it needs to flow on unobstructed into the gutters and out the downspouts. • If your gutters are blocked with ice ,water cant drain out properly .the weight of the ice dams will break or cause damage to the gutters and it should need immediate replacement http://thelegendgs.com.au/gutter- replacement-sydney/.
  9. 9. Ice reduction by gutters • A properly installation (http://thelegendgs.com.au/steps-to- be-followed-while-installing-gutters/)and functioning of gutter system is important in winter seasons . • When the snow falls on the roof melts, it needs to flow on unobstructed into the gutters and out the downspouts. • If your gutters are blocked with ice ,water cant drain out properly .the weight of the ice dams will break or cause damage to the gutters
  10. 10. • There are many types of gutters are available depends on the season such as on snowfall seasons, rainy seasons. • Choose the best gutter for your home to avoid damages .there are many gutter installation and replacement service in Sydney will helps to install best gutter for your home . • To know more details about gutters visit http://thelegendgs.com.au/.
  11. 11. Contact us Call us @ 1300 109 201 Email id: info@thelegendgs.com.au Website: http://thelegendgs.com.au
  12. 12. Thank you!!!

Ice Dams mostly frequent in the cold climatic regions and this accumulation of ice leads to many problem to the roof which in turn hinders the quality of the house. the slides shows how gutter is protecting the house from icedams

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