There seems to be a lot of talk lately, and certainly media coverage, on roof collapses due to snow loads. I’ve been involved in many conversations these past few days asking me whether I feel folks should shovel off their roof or not.
The fact of the matter is, you can’t simply look at a roof and determine whether it is susceptible to collapse. It’s way more complicated than that and often involves consulting a structural engineer.
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