Those living in colder climates can attest to the incredible snow and ice buildup that occurs every year. Winter can be an uphill struggle fighting ice dams and icicle formation. If you have found yourself with a miniature iceberg capping your home, it is time to remove the ice.
Winter is officially here along with snow, cold temperatures, and cozy nights in. However, the frigid temperatures can wreak havoc on different parts of your home--including your gutters. These temperatures, snow and ice can damage your homes gutters so drainage is impeded and causes multiple problems in and around your home.
Want to learn more? Keep reading to learn about common winter damage to gutters and how to spot them.
Gutters are susceptible to ice damage during the Denver winter as the snow melts and refreezes. Water clogging and buildup can create dangerous conditions of falling ice projectiles. Beneath the build up and slush is a problem: structural damage.
Gutters are ambiguous until they're no longer doing their job. The cold winter locks you inside and you can only look onward as slush runs over the gutter edges. You curse yourself for not having done the yearly maintenance before the storms hit.
Got time? Here's what you'll do to avoid icy gutters before they're a problem.