If you live in Ontario, you are more than familiar with the winters we are accustomed to annually. Facing record breaking snowstorms and bouts of deep freeze temperatures, residents of Ontario are left with a mount of snow tall enough to hide bushes or small plants that once allowed us to reminisce the warmth of the summer breeze. But what about the snow on your roof? What impact does a heavy snowfall have on your roof?
Snow & Ice Removal Services on Sloped and Flat Roofs
Removing snow and ice from a roof is very different from shoveling a driveway. If you are not careful, not only will you damage your roof but your personal safety will also be tested. It is extremely dangerous to climb onto the roof without having all the safety precautions intact and the danger triples during the winter months due to snow, ice and wind. Snow & ice removal should only be performed by experienced and professional rooftop snow/ice removers.
Ice Damming Prevention Services
Snow, in small doses, generally does not cause any harm to a well maintained roof. However, when snow accumulates, either over several days of light snow or one heavy snowstorm, the added weight from the snow load may cause a roof to buckle or even collapse. Add the numerous freeze-thaw cycles we experience, ice damming becomes an added concern. If you experienced ice damming in previous winters, chances are, the problem will reoccur. The best insurance to ensure the integrity of your roof stays intact is to be proactive and remove the elements (snow and/or ice) from your sloped or flat roof before it becomes a problem.
At Nailed It Roofing & Constructions, our professional roofers are trained to carefully remove all snow and ice from your roof without damaging the roof’s structure. We ensure all safety measures are in place to prevent any accidents that may occur and we are fully licensed and insured.
To prevent expensive roof and interior repairs that are caused by the snow load or ice damming, precautionary measures should be taken. Contact us today and let us walk you through how we can help you avoid unnecessary stress caused by the weight of snow and ice hanging on your roof.