Pacific Sheet Metal Blog

Should I Install Snow Retention on My Roof?

Posted by Joey Haack on Dec 17, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Winter is upon us, and so is the snow! If you live in an area with heavy winter storms, it’s time to consider home safety measures to prevent snow and ice-related injury and property damage this season. One effective way to protect your home and family is with a snow retention system

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Topics: ice dam prevention, roofing

What is Heat Tape and Why is it Important to Have on My Roof?

Posted by Joey Haack on Dec 12, 2018 2:35:00 PM

 

Snowflakes, and icicles, and blizzards—oh my! Winter has arrived, and with it come a number of problems for you and your home. Ice buildup—one of winter’s worst offenders—can cause significant damage to your home and threaten your family’s safety. Learn why heat tape is an important tool to have as you combat ice buildup on your roof this winter. 

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Topics: heating and cooling, ice dam prevention

Pros and Cons of Heat Tape & Other Ice Dam Prevention Methods

Posted by Joey Haack on Jan 31, 2018 3:00:00 PM

It’s happening. What started off as a few sparse icicles around the perimeter of your roof has now developed into a full-fledged safety risk for you and your home: ice dams. You still have time to act before major damage is done. A complete remodel of your attic, major roof repairs, and insulation replacement may be out of the question for you. So what are your options?

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Topics: roofing, ice dam prevention