Snow load on roofs diminishing with melt
That sigh you hear when the house is quiet tonight may be your roof trusses relaxing a little after carrying an aching load of snow this winter.
While daily thawing and melting might cause ice dam issues, the melting snow this week is a great relief to the structural integrity of Northland roofs, engineers at the University of Minnesota Duluth said Monday.
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