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Construction teams face winter challenges [VIDEO]


A few winter storms hit the northeast within a week of one another, causing difficulties for construction and highlighting building deficiencies.

When snow piles up on roofs and decks, the weight can cause structural problems. Contractors and repairmen should be ready to respond calls from landlords throughout the winter. Additionally, melting snow can leak through cracks and damage the building interior.

This type of weather requires that buildings be outfitted the with latest in spray foam insulation and other weatherization methods. Otherwise, home and business owners run the risk of expensive damages that will greatly outweigh the cost of preventive measures.

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