Gassert Roofing Roof Snow Removal
Gassert Roofing provides exceptional, high-quality, snow removal and de-icing services in order to ensure our customers properties are safe from accidents due to ice build-up and excess snowfall. Our crew is welltrained and ready to help you with any snow and ice problems you have this winter. You can count on us. A job well done is essential to our success. We follow up and maintain close contact with our customers. With several years experience providing Snow Removal and Ice Control services, we are your #1 snow removal option.Contact Us
How much snow is safe for a roof?
Recent weather conditions in may result in excessive roof loads on homes and buildings due to the accumulation of snow and ice. The recent ice storms which hit the area left several snow and ice on some roofs.
The recent large snowfalls have added to the total weight trusses and rafters must support. Because of this ice layer, snow which has recently fallen on the roof is not sliding off like it normally does in the winter.
Since it's likely the ice layer will not melt until spring, each additional snowfall this winter will intensify the problem. This is why snow removal is imperative during winters like the one we are having.
So what do you do if you have too much snow on your roof? The simple answer is to get it off as soon as possible. Generally there is some time between a large snowfall event and possible structural failure. Unfortunately, one good way to remove snow from a roof is to physically get up on the roof and push the snow off with a shovel and/or broom. There obviously is the safety concern of falling off when working on a snow-covered and icy roof. That is why you should use a snow removal company like . Our snow removal experts will examine your snow fall and your roof to ensure you don't incur any damage.Contact Us