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Monthly Archives: December 2017

    How much snow is too much snow on your roof?

    By Natasha | December 20, 2017

    Fluffy, fresh snow can weigh as little as three pounds per square foot compared with 21 pounds for wet, heavy snow, according to FEMA. Ice weighs more: 57 pounds a square foot. Considering the average-size roof in the United States is in the range of 2,000 square feet, the weight of snow and ice can... Read More

    Furnace Maintenance Tips

    By Natasha | December 8, 2017

    Home heating systems that aren’t properly maintained may be less than 50 percent efficient. Learn more about the importance of periodic furnace maintenance. How It Works When a home system’s thermostat is turned up, an electrical signal is sent to the heating equipment, where a valve or relay-switch starts the fuel-burning process. When the furnace... Read More