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3 Alternate Methods of Gutter De-Icing Cable Installation

There are many ways to terminate heat cable at the mouth of a downspout. In this case study, we explore three such methods. And all situations is important to remember that heat cables at downspout openings are frequently damaged. Cable Guard is a simple answer to that problem

7 Tips for Installing Heat Tape in Open Downspouts

heat tape in open downspouts

We receive calls from architects, contractors and commercial property owners from around the country about the best approach to keeping ice from accumulating in open downspouts. Here we explore the best practices in terms of managing ice in open downspouts

Gutter & Downspout Heat Tape Installation with Ground Drain

Gutter & Downspout heat tape installation with ground drain

Typical gutter downspouts on residential homes are either 2″ x 3″ or 3″ x 4″. It’s acceptable to install a single or a double heat cable run in the standard downspout. It’s a good idea to use CableGuard to protect your cable system against common damage at these locations

Roof De-Icing Cable for Ice Dam Prevention

De-Icing Cable for Ice Dam Prevention

Here is a helpful rendering to show some of the most common areas where heat tape is used for roof and gutter de icing. Click on any of the circled areas to find the product you need. You will be brought directly to the product page and given a lot more information