thawing downspouts

Thawing Downspouts with a Heat Gun

Meg from Green With Decor used the Wagner FURNO 750 Heat Gun to thaw downspouts to prevent ice dams during the winter time.

DIFFICULTY: Beginner

Overview

Meg from Green With Decor used our FURNO 750 Heat Gun to thaw downspouts to prevent ice dams.

Before

before thawing

After

thawing downspouts
1

Choose attachment

Select the Flare Nozzle heat gun attachment.

heat gun nozzles
2

Increase heat gun temperature

Turn your heat gun on and increase the temperature to 1010 degrees F.

heat gun temperature
3

Hover above downspout

Hold the heat gun above your downspout until the snow and ice thaw. Don’t get too close to avoid damaging your shingles.

thawing ice with heat gun
4

Turn off heat gun

Turn your heat gun off and let it cool on top of its case. Once it’s cool, unplug it and remove the attachment.

heat gun cooling down
5

Be glad you prevented ice dams!

This sponsored project was created by Green with Decor. For more details on this project, head to Green With Decor’s post: How to thaw downspouts to prevent ice dams.

thawing downspouts
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