• How has the weather been in your neck of the woods?
    We are looking for feedback from our membership to see how/what the weather has been like in your area. Please Click here to take our Winter Weather Survey, we would appreciate it.

roof shoveling

hustlers

Junior Member
what do you use for residential roof shoveling?

I have tried backpack blowers, small snowblowers,
shovels, special roof shoveling but i haven't
found a system I really Liked.
 

matthew Urban

Senior Member
Location
Western Mass
hustlers
I work at a bed & breakfast in west. mass, and i've got a fair number of roofs to clear. I can tell you that there really isn't an easy way to do it.
Mostly it depends on what you're trying to clear...flat, pitched, large, small?
Let me know, if I can help I'd be glad to.
matt
 

JCurtis

Banned
Location
Stamford, CT
On occassion, we have had to remove a heavy snow load from the roof of our Hospital's ER. This roof is a flat roof with a rubber membrane and gravel ballast.

We have access to this roof from a patio, so we used our snow blowers.

There is a snow rake that can be used to remove snow from pitched roofs. I haven't used one or seen one used., but I know its available.
 
Top