Archives by Month: January 2013

Frost Heave

Posted by in Foundations | January 24, 2013

January is the time of year when we occasionally get calls regarding a service door that is binding or a garage door does not close or open properly.  Subsequent examination of the situation often discloses that a portion of the… Read More

Snow Related Roof Collapses

Posted by in Roof, Snow Loads, Winter Concerns | January 07, 2013

The January 2013 issue of STRUCTURE magazine contains an interesting article, Snow Related Roof Collapse and Implications for Building Codes, regarding snow accumulations and roof collapses in the New England area for “the storm of the century” during the winter… Read More

First Thought of the New Year 2013

Posted by in Celebrate | January 02, 2013

I received this email thought from Grace Gems.  It seemed a good thought to start the year.    We wish you all a Happy New Year!!! Character by J. R. Miller Reputation is what a man’s neighbors and friends think of… Read More