Although it has been an unusually mild winter thus far there may be signs of snow in this week’s forecast. If you live in New England you know the old saying “if you don’t like the weather…wait a minute”. It seems like the weather here can change in a drop of a hat, one minute it is a beautiful day and the next we are buried in snow. That is why it is always best to prepare early especially during the winter months when anything is possible.
Snow brings many unwanted tasks, from shoveling out your stairs to cleaning off your car a big New England snow storm can really put a damper on your day. Most of these tasks are can be minor annoyances. But, some snow care tasks can quickly go from a minor annoyance to potentially dangerous activity. Clearing your roof, for example, is a task better left to the professionals.
Depending on how much snowfall you receive and the previous condition of your roof it may be necessary to clear your roof of snow and ice. If heavy, wet, snow and ice build up on your roof over time it could cause potentially hazardous problems to your roof. In extreme conditions, your roof could even collapse. But before you think about climbing on your roof to clear off the snow it is important to think about the many dangers. Snow and ice are slippery and if you are up on a high surface there is potential to fall and hurt yourself. There is also potential dangers like hanging electrical wires that could make what seems like a simple last extremely dangerous.
That is why it is best to leave these tasks to the professionals. The highly skilled roofing team at Robbins Roofing understands the importance of safety when it comes to snow and ice removal from your home. They can be trusted to get the job done efficiently and completely. Call Robbins Roofing today for more information on snow and ice removal from your roof.