Roof rake

Roof rake

A slope or inclination; the incline from the horizontal of a roof slope.
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Both roofers suggested using a roof rake to clear the snow at the edge of the roof.
For low-hanging roofs, look for a roof rake to help remove ice and snow.
Do be prepared for roof snow to slide while you're using a roof rake, and stay a safe distance away from the eave of the roof to be sure you're out of sliding range.
AZEK 1 5/8" Band Moulding is a decorative profile primarily used as a roof rake board or for around exterior door and window frames with a traditional flat casing.
For one-story homes, a roof rake is the easiest way.
A surefire but tedious solution is to pull the snow off your roof with a roof rake before it begins to melt.
Miller said Monday of his burgeoning roof rake racket.
I know I should not feel smug because I own a roof rake, but I do.
But Harry Friedman, owner of Champion Roofing, said a roof rake can help remove snow before it potentially causes problems with ice dams or leaky roofs.
The ice developed just beyond where I could reach with the roof rake. I knew for a week or so it was there, but I resisted deploying extreme counter measures until my wife woke me Saturday morning and said, "Water's coming into the house."
I try to keep the roof cleared with a roof rake, but this year the storms have kept coming at us, and finally, my house sustained water damage from a leak in the first-floor ceiling.
We take such things in stride as we reach for our shovels and roof rakes.