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On a More Serious Side Roof Snow Can really Cause serious Problems but most houses are build to withstand about 20 LBS per square Foot of snow before they potentially could collapse. Below is a Diagram that can help you understand how much snow weighs on the top of your roof.
Wondering how much snow your roof can hold before you should be concerned about roof Collapse?
This picture can help you calculate snow load on your roof. Now most roofs can handle 20lbs of snow per square foot. This is assuming building codes were followed during construction and that the roof is not rotted underneath.
Here is some things to look for if your roof has too much snow and may begin to collapse.
-Bowed ceilings beneath a flat roof.
-Doors or windows become hard to open or close
-Cracks or lines on your ceiling.
-Cracking and popping sounds.
Please leave your home or building if you notice this and contact local building authorities.
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