Posts From February, 2013

Do Roof Heat Cable Systems Need Ground Fault Protection?

Roof Heat Cables and Ground Fault Protection It is important for all roof and gutter heat cable systems to be ground fault protected. This is whether the cables are exposed as in the typical zig zag roof heat cables commonly seen or they are... read more

Do Gutters Cause Ice Dams?

Gutters and Ice Dams One question that is often posed by homeowners is "Can I just take my gutters off to prevent ice dams?" The reasoning goes like this. The snow melts on the roof, runs down to the gutter, and refreezes there. If there is no... read more