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When should I shovel the snow off my roof?

When should I shovel the snow off my roof?

The weight of snow varies from one area of the state to another. The light fluffy snow may only weigh about seven pounds per cubic foot while more average snow may weigh 15 to 20 pounds per cubic foot depending on how compact and saturated it is. Snow drifts due to the fact they are compacted would probably be at the higher amount closer to 20 pounds per cubic foot.

Vernon Advent Christian Home - Vernon, VT

Vernon Advent Christian Home - Vernon, VT

The majority of the buildings at Vernon Advent Christian Home were built in the 1960’s. The design included both sloped and flat roofing. The original roofing systems were mostly built-up asphalt with pea stone surfaces. This was also the case for many of the sloped areas.

Keene State College TDS Center Recognized Among Inaugural RoofPoint™ Registered Projects

Bellavance Beverage - Nashua, NH

Bellavance Beverage - Nashua, NH

While 30 years may not seem like a long time for a 110 year-old company it is a very long time for a roof to perform. In 1982 Bellavance Beverage was located at One Bud Way in Nashua. The vigorous economy of the 1980’s was taking hold, and Bellavance found it necessary to expand its warehouse.

First Baptist Church of Brattleboro

First Baptist Church of Brattleboro

The Melanson Company Service Department was brought on by the First Baptist Church of Brattleboro VT to complete roof repairs to their building originally constructed in 1840.

Zorn Dining Commons - Keene State College - Keene, New Hampshire

Zorn Dining Commons - Keene State College - Keene, New Hampshire

Sarnafil produced this Project Profile after we completed the Zorn Dining Commons roof at Keene State College. It’s a great example of team work with a number of parties that helped create an attractive and functional building.

Tuck Living and Learning Complex

Tuck Living and Learning Complex

The Tuck Living and Learning Complex at Dartmouth College, designed by Goody Clancy Architects and built by Engelberth Construction during 2007 – 2008 was a unique structure that required comprehensive commercial roofing services and architectural sheet metal work.

The Historic Pandora Mill - Manchester, New Hampshire

The Historic Pandora Mill - Manchester, New Hampshire

Much of the work completed by The Melanson Company is rarely seen by the public. So when an opportunity arose to be part of the team on the renovation of the 172 year old downtown Manchester landmark, The Pandora Mill building, came along we were very excited.

SAU 70, Hanover, NH / Norwich, Vermont

SAU 70, Hanover, NH / Norwich, Vermont

The Melanson Company first began performing work for SAU 70 in the mid to late 80’s. In addition to new installations we have completed maintenance and upgrade work on many existing roof systems, improving their performance and extending service.

Austine School - Brattleboro, Vermont

Austine School - Brattleboro, Vermont

The Melanson Company has been performing work at this school since 1981. The initial work involved re-roofing the major flat-roofed buildings with stone ballasted EPDM rubber roofs.

Residential PVC Project

Residential PVC Project

In addition to repairs, our Service crews are often called upon to complete small detailed re-roofing projects such as this one.

Bad Deck and Cricket

Bad Deck and Cricket

This Service project consisted of removal and replacement of shingles and deteriorated sheathing in one area of an existing roof while leaving the remainder intact.

Commercial Skylight Installation

Commercial Skylight Installation

Providing a quality day lighting solution for the client, Melanson Service recently installed two additional skylights in this busy retail environment.

Testimonials

"The new shingles look great! I am so pleased and thanks for all your help! The guys were great, too! Very polite - and did a great job cleaning up."

Veronica Greenan


"A professional and great group of workers. They answered all of my questions, worked very quickly and left my yard totally clean of any shingling materials and waste. Thank you so much!"

Judy King Lebanon, NH


"It appears to my wife and me that everyone did excellent work."

Mr. & Mrs. David Reeves,
Norwich, VT

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