• Warning issued for roof snow danger
    March 01,2013

    The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is warning farmers and building and homeowners about the danger that roofs could collapse under the weight of accumulating snow.

    Experts say that in some areas snow has accumulated over the winter and it may become even heavier due to the wet, icy conditions predicted.

    The agency is urging homeowners to monitor their roofs and clear off snow if it can be done so safely. If there is a concern for personal safety, a professional contractor should be called in to inspect the roof, or to clear the roof of snow.

    Symptoms of a pending collapse can include strange noises, cracking, or visible movement of rafters.

    MORE IN Vermont News
    MONTPELIER — After 42 years of on-the-job training, has U.S. Sen. Full Story
    Milne sees Leahy’s long tenure as a problem
    MONTPELIER — The Green Mountain Care Board voted Wednesday to advance a draft agreement with the... Full Story
    MONTPELIER — A WCAX poll released Monday evening gives Republican gubernatorial nominee Phil... Full Story
    More Articles
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS