Posts By: Jeffrey Fick

Job of the Month – February 2019

Description of Work:  Replaced left side bump out window built-in gutter and roof with new 20oz copper, replaced rotted trim and molding at left side bump out with new AZEK trim and molding, replaced valley flashings at 3 dormers on front side of main roof, fabricated and installed new custom 20oz copper ridge cap flashings Read More

Job of the Month – January 2019

Replaced (4) windows and replaced damaged trim on front bay window with new Marvin Wood Windows and painted Exterior Windows and Trim. Estimator: Walt Willson Foreman:  Nick Nowak Crew:    Jack Tyson

Job of the Month – December 2018

Description of Work:  Replaced entire left side Supra Slate main roof and dormer sidewalls with new 12″ x 20″ Vermont Black slate. Installed new .032 white aluminum eave flashing, 20oz copper base, cricket and ridge cap flashings, and 16oz copper counter flashings. Installed 2 rows of Sieger Model C galvanized snow guards. Replaced lower left Read More

Why Do Gutters Fall Down In Snow Storms?

…and how can you prevent it from happening again! The biggest contributor to gutter damage during winter snow storms is avalanching snow.  Even the best gutter system will not be able to withstand the tremendous force created by avalanching snow.  So the trick is to prevent the avalanche! Most people think the ice dams are Read More

What Are Ice Dams?

In our last article we discussed how an insufficient or worn out snow retention system (snow guards) can prevent snow from avalanching down your roof creating havoc to your roof and gutters. This article will discuss ice dams and ventilation.  What Are Ice Dams? The number two contributor to gutter damage is ice dams.  Anyone Read More

How to Prevent Ice Dams and Icicles

What Are Ice Dams? Ice dams are formed when heat from the inside of a home escapes into the attic and warms the roof decking during the winter. This heat, combined with heat from the sun, can melt snow on the roof. Melting snow on the upper roof and in the valleys then runs down Read More