You may not realize it, but you are exacerbating ice dam problems by installing most gutter protection systems. Most companies installing gutter protection will not inform you of this. By using VersaScreen Gutter Protection with IceMelt, you have the ability to reduce or eliminate gutter and ice buildup while protecting your gutters from debris.
Scroll through the following time lapse photos of our VersaScreen Gutter Protection with IceMelt to see how effective our product is at preventing ice buildup. The photographed area has a history of significant ice dam problems, which has now been remediated.
The camera is filming a house in Webster, NY. The pictures are being taken at one hour intervals, starting at midnite and ending at 11 am. Temperatures ranged between 10-15 degrees Fahrenheit, perfect conditions for ice damming. Approximately 6 in. of snow fell.