2) Make sure your attic is extremely well insulated and properly ventilated through the roof.
3) Do not keep your building too warm in the winter, instead dress a bit warmer inside, This will save money and prevent problems.
4) Run heat line/heat tape in your gutters and down the downspouts and keep it plugged in during the winter if you’ve had problems in the past. You can also install heat lines on your roof along the edges in a v pattern extending back farther than the overhang. Or contact us to install your heat lines.
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Installing heat lines/heat tape on Minnesota roofs is a service we take very seriously. This service is a must for anyone who has had trouble with ice dams. There is a right way and a wrong way to install these lines and even the instructions that come with the heat line do not explain the “best” way. Someone who has never installed these heat lines should consult someone who has a lot of experience installing them. There are many tips and techniques for maximizing the effectiveness of these lines and ensuring they work properly for years to come is very important. Continue reading →