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Relevant articles for clearing snow the right way and at the right time.

Snow Shoveling Techniques to Prevent Back Pain
Snow shoveling is not only a time-consuming chore, it is also a pain in the back—literally. Did you know that, according to the American Journal of Emergency Medicine’s 2009 study, 4.15% of injuries treated in US emergency departments come from people...
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How to Safely Clear Snow from Your Roof
Did you know that there has been an increase in the number of injuries associated with roof snow removal? More than ever these days, this routine winter chore may expose people to discomfort, hypothermia or frostbite, or to falling, being...
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Roof Collapse from Snow: It Could Happen to Your Home!
Arguably, the most famous roof collapse from snow of recent times was the Minneapolis Metrodome, home to football’s Minnesota Vikings and baseball’s Minnesota Twins. Protect your Roof to Avoid Snow Roof Collapse! Arguably, the most famous roof collapse from snow of recent...
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How much snow your roof can support?
Every winter, homeowners have the same concern: “What is the maximum amount of snow the roof can support?” According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, unless the roof structure is damaged or decayed, most residential roofs regardless...
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