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Roof Raking Prevents Ice Dams?

Why Roof Raking? Ice dams are a hazard of Northern New Jersey and the Hudson Valley in NY winters. They’re not only a nuisance, but they can also be costly and dangerous. We know all about ice dams and roof raking, and we’ve put together a short primer below to help you understand them better. What Is an Ice Dam and How Does It Form? An ice dam is a frozen ridge at the edge of a roof that kee...
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How Much Does Roof Raking Cost?

The cost of roof raking varies by home. Roof raking is a snow removal method in which a professional removes a layer of snow from the roof to prevent the formation of ice dams and subsequent leaks in the home. Ice dams form when melted snow refreezes into ice. Icicles hanging from the roof are a sign of ice dams. When the gutters become blocked with snow, melted ice can’t travel through them...
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