How Does A Roof Handle Excess Snow?

Snow may be magical during the holiday season, but once the holidays are over and flurries remain, things can get ugly — especially if your roof isn’t prepared for it. Compared to the average annual snowfall of 26 inches in the U.S., North Dakota can get as much as 52 inches of snow in a single year. Those inches add up and can take a serious toll on your roof. Fortunately, the majority of ranch-style homes (which have an average roof space of between 15 to 20 sq ft) are well-equipped to handle the excess weight. This keeps roofs from caving in during the winter. But how do roofing contractors […]