5 Benefits of Professional Heat Tape Installation

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Winterize

Winter is a wonderful time and seeing houses covered in snow is a beautiful sight but all of that beautiful snow can cause quite a lot of damage. Snow can cause everything from water damage to roof sag and heavy ice can potentially cause injury to people below. Heat tape is an electrical product that can be installed to your roof to prevent damaging ice and snow from collecting on roofs and in gutters. It can offer a steady stream of heat or be on a timer and can be custom...

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Antique Ice-Melt?

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Winterize

The other week I was hired to update the lighting in a historic mansion located in the Historic Trolley District of Ogden. The mansion originally started out as a single family dwelling but (like so many homes in Ogden) had other uses in its future including: a funeral home, apartments and (currently) office space. As part of installing a motion sensor to the exterior of the building I needed to use a section of old abandoned downspout as a ‘chase’ to hide my...

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Heat Tape 101 – Don’t Get Iced!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2010 in Winterize

Heat Tape 101 – Don’t Get Iced!

With winter right around the corner, now is a great time to start thinking about taking some preventative measures to stop ice-damming and harsh winter damage to your roof and gutters.  A simple heat tape installation will save you time, maintenance, and in the long-run costly repairs to your property. That said, not all heat-tape or heat tape installers are created equal.  There are a couple of things to make sure of before you go to the time and expense of a...

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