Basic Steps for Measuring for Heat Tape Purchase/ Installation:

Calculate Heat Tape and Heat Tape Installation Supplies

  1. Measure the linear feet of roof eave (A) that you want to protect
  2. Measure the depth of the eave (B)
  3. Note any valleys in the roof (C) that exist where the heat cable will be installed
  4. If there are gutters, make note of the number of downspouts
  5. Observe the distance to the nearest outlet
  6. Consider any miscellaneous/additional distance you’ll need

Measure for Heat Tape installation    Measure Eave for Heat Tape

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