Plan Ahead for Snow Removal

Plan Ahead for Snow Removal

While snow can be pretty and make children’s wishes of no school in the morning come true, it can also be a messy hassle for homeowners. Depending on where you live and how much snow you are used to getting, your needs for hiring snow removal might vary. Some people...
Road Salt in Winter: Pros & Cons

Road Salt in Winter: Pros & Cons

A common way to clear icy roads and parking lots is to apply a layer of salt, which lowers the freezing temperature of water and melts the ice. Salting roads is standard practice in several states, and many consider it an effective method for preventing...
FEMA Snow Load Safety Guidance

FEMA Snow Load Safety Guidance

Warning Signs of Overstress Conditions during a Snow Event Overstressed roofs typically display some warning signs. Wood and steel structures may show noticeable signs of excessive ceiling or roof sagging before failure. The following warning signs are common in wood,...