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Roof Snow Removal Services Available

The weatherman may have predicted snow outside, but he didn’t predict rain in your living room!

Think about it – 12″ of snow on the ground, that means there is also 12″ of snow on your roof and in your gutters.  This can cause a lot of damage to your roof system, and also create ice dams on your roof edge.

The ice at the edge of this roof is nearly 6-inches thick. Just in this small section, there is hundreds of pounds of weight. PHOTO CREDIT: Tim Carter from www.askthebuilder.com

Frey Construction & Home Improvement, LLC is offering roof cleaning services to prevent damage to your roof and the potential of ice dams.   Please call us today and we will come out and clean the snow from your roof.   This could be saving you a lot of money in the future!

608.643.7914 or visit our website: www.freyconstruction.com

The snow is deep across the entire roof. As winter progresses, the snow compacts and gets heavier. PHOTO CREDIT: Tim Carter www.askthebuilder.com

What is an ice dam?

Ice dams usually occur after a heavy snowfall and several days of freezing temperatures. Warm air inside your home leaks into the attic and will warm the underside of the roof causing snow and ice on the roof to melt. The melted water will drain along the roof, under the snow, until it reaches the cold overhang. The overhang tends to be at the same temperature as the outdoors and the melted water will refreeze and form an ice dam and icicles. The ice dam can cause damage to the roof, which will result in water leaks to the inside. Frequently the result will be a water spot on the ceiling under the roof damage.

Roof Ice Dam