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Keeping Snow Accumulation Off Your Roof

Keeping Snow Accumulation Off Your RoofWinter is certainly leaving its mark this year. Snow accumulation on rooftops is a problem that many homeowners are contending with. According to modern building codes, roofs should be able to support up to 20 pounds per square foot; however, older, or flat roofs might not be as resilient. Not all snowstorms are created equal: dry snow typically weighs 5 pounds per foot while wet snow can weigh more than 20 pounds per foot!

Extra weight: Your rooftops are susceptible to snow accumulation. When calculating snow load calculations, remember Read Full Post

Ice Dam Prevention And Removal Services St Paul

Ice Dam Prevention And Removal Services St PaulAnd so, it begins again–another cold weather season that makes Minnesota, well, Minnesota. Most of us would like to be able to focus on the more pleasant things–cross country skiing, snowmobiling, spending time with family in front of a nice fire, ice fishing, ice hockey–rather than the realities of snow removal and ice dams and the damage they can do to our houses. In Minnesota, we know how to take the good with the bad, and the bad of ice dams is matched with the good of Minnesota Leafless Gutters. In addition to providing a wide selection of gutter system styles that help your home more efficiently move water away from your house, we provide an essential ice dam removal service that addresses the unsavory reality that ice dams represent. When snow accumulates on the roof of a house, the layer that sits on the roof melts when it comes in contact with the relatively warm roof. Read Full Post

Year-Round Importance Of Gutter Systems

Year-Round Importance Of Gutter SystemsYou may assume that fall is the most important time to pay attention to your gutters. After all, that is when the leaves fall off of the trees and can clog a standard grade gutter system. However, winter is another important time to pay attention to your gutters. Frozen precipitation can be a real problem for your roof and gutter system and can cause serious damage to your home if you are not careful. Minnesota Leafless Gutters can help you take care of your gutters all year round so that you do not have to worry about the consequences of a failing gutter system. Read Full Post

Roof Snow Removal Services Woodbury MN

Roof Snow Removal Services Woodbury MNWhether you love the snow or you hate it, it is a reality for those of us who live in Minnesota. At the beginning of the season, it can be beautiful and magical, but can quickly begin to cause problems on your property and around your home if not properly managed. Minnesota Leafless Gutters offers roof snow removal for property owners in the St. Paul and the greater Twin Cities metro area. Snow needs to be removed from a roof as soon as possible so that it does not melt and then refreeze and become too heavy for your roof to withstand. There are countless accounts Read Full Post

Prevent Water Damage From Leaks Or Collapsed Roof

Prevent Water Damage From Leaks Or Collapsed RoofThe team at Minnesota Leafless Gutters works all year round for our clients in the St. Paul area. In the winter months, our crew turns our attention from gutter installation and repair to helping clients deal with snow. Snow can accumulate quickly on your roof and cause serious problems if not removed quickly. Snow is heavy and if it is not removed, will thaw and refreeze, which becomes even heavier and heavier. Given that our temperatures stay so cold in the winter, snow is not able to melt and filter down through your gutter system. Instead, this can create ice dams, which can damage Read Full Post

Ice Dam Removal

Ice Dam RemovalLate fall, winter, and even into spring can bring severe winter weather. In Minnesota, severe winter weather can bring with it the dangerous ice dam. Most Minnesota homeowners know all too well what an ice dam is, but if you are new to the state or have only ever lived in more temperate climates, you may not know what an ice dam is.

An ice dam is a solid block of ice that forms at the base of a house’s roof. It is the result of accumulated snow, which goes through a process of melting and refreezing Read Full Post