As winter begins, the threat of wintertime roof damage isn’t something to take lightly – especially in a cold state like Minnesota. As a Minnesotan, you know snow and ice damage on your roof can mean frustration and expensive repairs. So, what are some signs you can look for, and is there anything you can do to avoid this type of damage? The experts at Minnesota Leafless Gutters have put together a few things that you can do to avoid damages this winter Read Full Post
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And 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
You 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
Late 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
Whether you love winter or hate it, it is a fact of life here in Minnesota. Homeowners deal with the impact of winter on our homes each and every year. A home’s roof and gutter system can be particularly impacted during the winter months given the cold temperatures and the frequent precipitation. Minnesota Leafless Gutters continues to work full time as an essential business and offers customers contact-free service if you would like to move forward with a repair but would rather not have unnecessary contact with our staff because of COVID.
Ice dams form when precipitation (snow, ice and/or rain) freezes on your roof and then melts and refreezes again and again. This can happen for many reasons, including changes in external temperature or lack of adequate insulation and/or ventilation inside your home. Read Full Post