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Rooftop Snow and Ice Dam Removal in Ottawa 613-255-2323

Posted: February 2, 2020 in Home Improvement, roof repairs, Roofing, Snow Removal, Uncategorized
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Preventive maintenance is a scheduled service to minimize risks of having water damage caused by snow and ice accumulations on your roof.

Depending on the pitch of the roof, snow may pile up due to design of the roof trusses. When there are walls and valleys are involved, it is venerable to accumulation. Melting snow can turn into ice damming and cause water pooling on your pitched roof.  If you have experienced leaks due to ice damming, it is highly recommended to do preventive maintenance on your roof.

Heat loss is another reason why the accumulation of the ice is greater when compared to neighboring houses. When there isn’t significant amount of insulation is in your attic, this can increase your heating bills dramatically. Blue staining and leaks when temperatures drow down to ZERO amd warmer are the signs of heat loss.

Having proper ventilated attic is another important factor. Your attic should be same temperature as the outside. If not there is an issue with your ventilation system. This can cause ice damming and leaks.

Hire a professional roofing contractor in Ottawa, Nepean, Kanata, Stittsville, Manotick, Barrhaven, Greely, Gloucester, Rockcliffe, Orleans, Carp, Cumberland and Rockland Ontario.

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Commercial flat roofs are more likely to accumulate more snow and ice when it’s compared to pitched roofs. if the roof is designed with a high curb all around, it can be the main cause of the snow to park for long term rather than blow away with the wind.

Depending on the sqf of the flat roof, dept of the snow can be a real danger if you ask me. There is big difference in between powder snow and wet moist snow. It may be dry and powder right now but as soon as thaw starts the weight of the snow will multiply. We have seen in the past flat roofs collapsing due to extra weight added on by the wet snow.

It is very important to clear not all but most of it prior to thaw to avoid the structural stress and possibility of structural damage.

We offer commercial and industrial rooftop snow removal in Ottawa and region. Give us a call or send us an email regarding your questions or inquiries.