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Roof Snow / Ice Dam Removal
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Over 12 years experience in snow removal
Continued removal maintenance throughout winter

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Keep your home safe in the winter

Winter is what makes us tough in the Midwest. But it can be dangerous if you’re not prepared. That’s why we provide roof snow removal in La Crosse, Wi. Talk to us about roof snow removal, and ice dam removal to keep you, your family, and your home safe after a heavy snow.

Ice Dam Removal

When it comes to removing ice dams safely, there is only one solution: STEAM! Our steamers will melt the ice on your roof without harming your roof system. Other techniques have the potential to cause serious damage. Pressure washers will usually blast the granules off the asphalt mat of the shingles on your roof. Tools like axes, picks, hammers, and chainsaws will only cause more damage to your roof.

Roof Snow Removal

If you want to avoid having to deal with ice dams, we highly recommend roof snow removal. Not only will this decrease the likelihood of the snow freezing up and creating a dam, but snow removal will also lessen the stress on your roof that comes from heavy snow loads.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to remove the snow on my roof?

We understand that the best way to prevent ice dams is to remove the snow as soon as it lands. However, simply removing the snow once may not do the trick. While snow removal can help slow ice dam growth on your roof, it may not prevent it entirely. Therefore, continued removal maintenance should be done as a preventative measure over the course of the winter.

How Do Ice Dams Form?

Ice dams form when part of your roof’s temperature is above 32 degrees, while another section is below 32 degrees. The warmer section of the roof will melt the snow, causing it to move down your roof. However, it then reaches the cooler part of your roof and refreezes. The result? A pesky ice dam. Unfortunately, residents of La Crosse are all too familiar with this byproduct of our snowy and chilly winters.

Can I put salt on my roof?

We recommend that you stay away from salts that will only cause more damage to your roof. Certain salts can be corrosive and can cause damage not only to your shingles but to your gutters and landscaping.

How Can I keep Ice Dams from forming?

Ice Dams primarily form due to improper insulation and ventilation. The best was to reduce the chance of an ice dam forming is to check out our Home Performance Services

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Dallas and crew do a great job! So glad we used them when we built our house. Everything was done to perfection and has held up through some big storms over the past 2 years

I would recommend them to anyone!

Landon Harger
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I am so relieved to have found a roofing company that was professional, friendly and thorough. Not only do I have an excellent quality roof, but it was also at the fairest price. First American really has an efficient system in place! They even have an excellent vinyl washing system that made my whole yard fence like new in no time. I will trust them again with my next home.

Michelle
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Communication is key in our busy world, Dallas and his crew were always respectful of our time and getting back to us to let us know what was happening. First American helped us not only choose the products that were best for us and fit our budget, but they also worked along with our insurance company (thank you Josh) as this was a weather-related claim. We had a few unforeseen issues, they worked through it with us and the end result is we now have a beautiful home and we are excited about the end product!

Wendy Jiracek Pertzsch
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Recently had my 1980 leaking “skylights” replaced by first American roofing and siding. I was extremely impressed!! The estimate process was very professional and effortless with all the products they had to choose from. Expert advice on which application would fit my project the best with knowledge and experience to back it up. The crews were prompt, clean and respectful of the property, not under construction as well !! I could not be more satisfied!

Kevin Olson
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First American does a great job! Recently had them out to look at one of our windows that was leaking cold air into the house. They fixed the problem right away and now no more cold air! The quick response was greatly appreciated with the recent weather we have been having! Thank you Mike for getting your service guys out here right away!

Kathy Koehn Leis
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First American Roofing and Siding provided great service from beginning to end. The GAF shingle quality is outstanding and we felt comfortable knowing our investment was a wise one. We were so confident in their workmanship that we recommended them to our son’s family for their new roof. For us, it wasn’t just about our house it was about our home.

Dianne Volden
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I have to say I was incredibly impressed with the team First American sent out to remove our ice dams. From the time the men arrived to the time they left, I saw hard work, professionalism and honesty. These are definitely qualities I look for in a company who is to be working on my home. I will definitely think about using First American again should I need any future work done!

Damian Stanton
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Was very impressed. Known damage to the roof sheathing was replaced, rotted soffit replaced. Workers did a good job cleaning up and respecting property. Supervisor came the next day and only found a handful of debris they missed.

Larry Messerly
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So glad we found First American for our siding needs. The crew was extremely professional and detailed. Site was always clean and picked up after each day. They encountered a couple issues on our home upon tear off and resolved them nicely before putting on new siding. Would highly recommend!

Becky Hamit
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I called 4 different roofers to replace a broken roof vent. First American was very responsive and got the job done quickly. I am very happy with your service.

Denise Payne – La Crosse, MN
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I love this company. They do great work and I really enjoyed working with Dallas Werner. I highly recommend First American Roofing and Siding They are timely, neat, professional and do excellent work. I would highly recommend them for your roofing and siding needs. I absolutely love my new roof and am fortunate to have found them to replace my roof.

Roger Burrows
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Mark came to our house and was very knowledgeable when explaining the issues for our roof and what they would offer. He offered 3 different options and took the time to explain everything to us so we understood what was going to happen. The project only took 2 days and the roofing team even worked while it was raining to make sure the roof got completed.  Everyone that I interacted with including Mark, Andrew, Scott and Ruben’s team were very professional and we will be going back for additional house projects.

Bree Bushman-Lee
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We had the pleasure of working with First American Roofing in the summer of 2018 to replace our roof. They answered all of our questions and were very detailed orientated. After the job was complete, they came back to visit with us and make sure that we were satisfied with the materials used and the finished product. We would absolutely use them for future projects and have recommended them to friends and family.

Mary Blaschke