There’s no doubt about it: Jonas hit us hard last weekend. Schools and offices were closed, and Maryland was in a state of emergency for days. Snow crews have worked tirelessly to plow roads and parking areas while homeowners have shoveled out cars and freed sidewalks from the clutches of snow and ice.
We hope you took the proper winter precautions before the storm. However, if you have found a problem, we bet it’s most likely your roof. This is because heavy snow, strong winds and unprepared roofs do not mix well, but don’t worry. You’re not alone. Most roofs are built to withstand a one-foot snowfall, but when Jonas dropped more than 2 and a half feet… Well, you can calculate the odds.
To help you prevent a roof collapse and prepare you for the next big storm, here’s Warner Service’s take on how to battle heavy snow: