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Snow and Ice on Self Storage Facility Roofs Continue As Authorities Give Advice and List Warning Signs

by John Stevens February 14, 2011 3:22 PM
During the past six weeks, wherever snow and ice storms have hit hard throughout the United States, roofs have been collapsing. And hitting the news with more frequency, are reports of roofs collapsing at gas stations, athletic facilities and self storage facilities, mainly due to their flat rooftops which make them especially susceptible to buildup. Authorities are reviewing with business owners the warning signs of a collapsing roof and what should be done to keep roofs clear. [More]

Snow Buildup on Roof Tops Could Be Problem For Storage Facilities in Cold Regions

by John Stevens January 31, 2011 8:37 AM
It’s a literally growing threat for businesses and residences in the Northeast and other snow-ridden areas of the United States. What to do with all that snow growing higher on roof tops as storms hit again and again, building up layers of snow and ice above our heads? For self storage businesses it is of particular concern because of the flat roofs the facilities feature. [More]