When your site is susceptible to storms of any sort, don’t throw caution to the wind. It’s easy to forget your roof is up there – until it’s caving in around you.
Whether you’re facing wind, winter, or whatever the elements may bring, have a plan in place and make sure your building’s roof is prepared for extreme weather. Human optimism makes us believe the worst won’t come, and then it takes us by storm.
« We’re seeing record temperatures, several inches of rain overnight, damaging winds, regional power failures, and building collapse from accumulated snow or plugged drains, » says Richard L. Fricklas, former technical director emeritus of the Roofing Industry Educational Institute. « It’s one thing to read about these things in the local newspaper – quite another when they affect your building and its occupants. »