Ice damming is a common phenomenon on most roofs during the winter months. This occurs when snow melts and freezes again on the roof eaves, turning into solid blocks of ice. Their accumulated weight can cause gutters to pull away from your home, affecting your overall structure. In addition, ice can creep up under your shingles and trap water on the surface, causing water damage and wood rot.
Fortunately, Gutter Helmet® has developed a solution that can keep your home comfortable and protected during the cold season. Huff ‘N Puff, the top company for gutter installation in the region, shares everything you need to know about Helmet Heat®.
How Does Helmet Heat Work?
One of the most innovative home improvement products today, Helmet Heat is a self-regulating gutter-heating device that you can install on both new and existing gutters. It melts the snow and ice even before they develop into damaging mounds that can weigh down your roof and gutters. With Helmet Heat, ice is melted before it reaches the roof edge and flows through your gutters and downspouts. It does all this without being an eyesore, since the cable is placed underneath the Gutter Helmet system and not on the shingles themselves.
Features and Benefits
As your go-to company for gutters replacement, Huff ‘N Puff lists some of the most notable qualities of Helmet Heat:
- Self-Regulating Heat Cable – This is responsible for adjusting the heat output, depending on the surface temperature. By managing the output, it optimizes safety and energy efficiency. You don’t have to monitor your system as it can regulate the heat properlyon its own.
- Non-Overheating Properties – It produces the right amount of heat to keep your gutters warm and melt the ice without making the cables too hot to touch. They can provide enough heat for extendeded periods through the winter.
- Control Box Options – This product comes with two durable and weather-resistant junction box options.
- “Invisible” Cables – Helmet Heat cables will not be visible after the installation, as they will remain hidden underneath your Gutter Helmet covers. This ensures a clean and pleasant-looking roofline.
If you’re interested in installing Helmet Heat and Gutter Helmet, get in touch with Huff ‘N Puff today. As a certified dealer of this product, we can provide the highest level of efficiency in installing them. Call us at (855) 483-3678 or complete our form to get started. We look forward to working with you!