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Old 02-06-2014, 09:29 AM   #1
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We are leaving Ontario for parts warmer (I hope) on Sunday But, I have about 18/20 inches of snow on the roof, does anyone know of any way of getting this off, I am very reluctant to go on the roof as I would be adding more weight and it would be extremely slippery, I have thought about pouring windshield washer fluid on it but not sure how the sealant or roof would react. Any ideas?

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Old 02-06-2014, 09:39 AM   #2
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A (Backpack) blower will blow and generate heat,slow but can be done off a ladder. Youroo!!

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Old 02-06-2014, 09:41 AM   #3
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My first thought is a ladder + a push broom. But that would have to be a very tall ladder and a heck of a lot of work.
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:19 AM   #5
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If you have a large tarp and the sun is out, cover the TT roof with the tarp to catch the heat and hopefully melt the snow.

Cranking up the TT furnace would help too....

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Old 02-06-2014, 10:24 AM   #6
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Tall step ladder and a shovel and be very careful to not damage roof. If you have access to a heated garage that would be best. It is too cold where you are to try to heat outside using a tarp......
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Why not just wash it off?

1/4 inch of ice is easy to deal with.

I would put it on blocks and make sure the water has a place to go.
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Could use a roof rake. Made for snow removal and they have long telescoping handles. You find them it most home improvement stores. Like anything else you use to clear the snow be careful of skylights, vents, etc...

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Why not just wash it off?

1/4 inch of ice is easy to deal with.

I would put it on blocks and make sure the water has a place to go.
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I climbed my ladder sunday and cleaned off 2 feet of snow with a truck washing brush, we got another 6 inches yesterday so I guess I need to do it again... I did not walk on the roof just stayed on my knees and pushed it off. FYI. if the snow blows off while you trailer it, most cops will ticked you just like they ticket truckers for not cleaning their trailer tops
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