Roof Heating Cables An ice dam is created when snow melts over a warm section of roof, flows down to the cold eave, refreezes and creates a blockage (or dam) which causes future melt runoff to pool and potentially work its way under your shingles and into your home.
Water leaking from an ice dam will first show up in the attic. You may see ice forming on the trusses or plywood sheathing. Next is when the water begins to drip through the ceiling into your living space. The be
Rain Chains! What is a rain chain, and will they work for me? Scott at Dovetail Raingutter, located in Bozeman, Montana, often meets with homeowners who are interested in rain chains. Rain chains are often seen as an alternative to traditional gutter downspouts. But the question remains, can they really replace gutter downspouts? Are they just as functional at conveying rainwater runoff? Don’t plan on getting rid of all your downspouts, though. You usually need a few downspou
Dovetail Rain gutter located in Bozeman; MT often meets with homeowners that have noticed that the siding where the lower roof and rain gutter joins a side wall (as where a one-story garage connects to a two-story house.) has water damage. This damage is often incorrectly attributed to the rain gutter. What's really happening here is that water is getting behind the siding where the siding is cut out around the drip edge and also between the gutter end cap and siding. The ab
Rain gutter leak repair checklist A drip can sometimes be easy to fix if you know where to look. Download & print out our PDF checklist. Most of these inspection points will require you to be on a ladder at the height of the rain gutter. Sometimes the cause of the drip is tough to find and takes more than one attempt to resolve. Take a pill before you operate! In other words, begin with the simplest repairs first. More info here. #bozeman #mt #seamlessraingutter #leakinggutt