Not by Fire but by Ice
THE NEXT ICE AGE - NOW!
Discover What Killed the Dinosaurs . . . and Why it Could Soon Kill Us
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A NORMAL ROOF LOAD IS 40 LBS/Sq. Ft.
1" of snow is 1 Lb/Sq.Ft. THAT MEANS ANY ROOF CAN COLLAPSE AFTER JUST 40" OF SNOW!
And that’s dry snow. Most will collapse before 40” of wet snow.
Thank you so much
And if it should rain, snow can act like a sponge and get heavier … fast.
So be ready to brace up your roof or have it
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Another reader wrote in
with a vehement protest:
Virtually any 40 Lb. roof will take around a 100
psf or so load without
Where I live, in Caldwell Idaho, a modern roof (the
whole building) is
I have worked on old houses that simply spanned 2x4
rafters from wall to
The idea that the typical modern roof will collapse
Please, remove or update that posting. The house I
live in is itself at
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Words from yet another reader:
I don't mean to pile on about roof structural
limitations vis a vis snow
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