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Things to know about Heavy Snow

Heavy snow damages your roof, now what?

Winter doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.  How much snow have you gotten?  Some parts of Massachusetts have seen upwards of 6 feet of heavy snow.  We haven’t seen this much snow in a long time.  Seems like more is around the corner. What does this mean for your roof?

Houses are built with roof’s that can withstandheavy snow the elements.  That being said, if a large amount of snow is left of your roof, for an extended amount of time, damage can occur.  This is especially true in older homes where the weight can be the “final straw.”

Common Problems from Heavy Snow:

Contact your contractor in either case.  Many contractors also offer snow removal.  This can help prevent more issues.

In most cases there would be coverage under the dwelling section of your Homeowner’s policy.  Review your policy with your local agent to make sure you have enough coverage for other structures on your property.  For questions about roof damage claims contact your local agent.