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Old 02-16-2015, 09:05 PM   #11
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I use a extending wash brush and just drag it lightly over the snow to get the majority off. The way I look at it, If I remove it I don't have to worry about it . It takes 10 minutes and I feel better.
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:30 PM   #12
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A friend of mine climbed up onto the roof of his camper last week to clear the snow. He fell off and broke BOTH of his ankles. Now 12 weeks in a wheelchair. Not good. I think a snow rake would be better but afraid the plastic vent covers must get very brittle in this cold??
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:33 PM   #13
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snow

Seriously? wait till spring and let mother nature remove it....unless you live in Alaska and have 10ft of snow on it or a polar bear roaming around on it....
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:39 PM   #14
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I use my push broom and sweep it off. I don't like the idea of it slowly melting and having a chance to seep into places.
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:40 PM   #15
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Well I live in Sunny Saskatchewan and my trailer likely has some snow on the roof....I have not seen my trailer since late Sept as it is parked on a seasonal site. The wind will take care of most of it and the spring will clear it all up. I would not ever go on the roof in the winter. It was bad enough this fall when I went up to inspect my roof ( it was great).

I may go in April to push the snow off or at least to look at it.

The roofs are made to take a lot of weight....
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Well I live in Sunny Saskatchewan and my trailer likely has some snow on the roof....I have not seen my trailer since late Sept as it is parked on a seasonal site. The wind will take care of most of it and the spring will clear it all up. I would not ever go on the roof in the winter. It was bad enough this fall when I went up to inspect my roof ( it was great).

I may go in April to push the snow off or at least to look at it.

The roofs are made to take a lot of weight....
My point exactly, why risk life and limb pushing snow off of a roof that can take dozens of cement blocks (see web site)? Mine is parked in storage and I'm not worried about it in the least. I did have a chuckle reading some of the responses though....we Canadians know snow.....
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:20 AM   #17
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I use a roof rake when it gets around 2ft.
I am careful not to get down all the way as to not snag anything.
We have somewhere around 3-4ft. on the ground now, I don't want to risk stressing the roof.
There are buildings in the area with roofs collapsing.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:16 AM   #18
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I would agree @NHcamper that in your area with all the snow you have received it's likely best to remove some of it. We have been lucky in my parts, most of the big storms have missed us so I'm just going to leave things alone at this time.
Still it's hard to ignore the fact dealerships and RV Storage places probably don't do anything. Besides, isn't insurance there just for this type of scenario should the roof not be able to support the weight?

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Old 02-18-2015, 06:57 AM   #19
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Yikes, how about just traveling south in the TT during your winters?

NOW I understand why I see lots of TT's in Florida during the winter months.

I really, really like Florida, and more so when I read these types of threads. Should a hurricane blow away my TT, I'll collect on the insurance, and buy another.
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Yikes, how about just traveling south in the TT during your winters?

NOW I understand why I see lots of TT's in Florida during the winter months.

I really, really like Florida, and more so when I read these types of threads. Should a hurricane blow away my TT, I'll collect on the insurance, and buy another.
Yes I want to do that!

I'm sitting here typing with an sore back from clearing snow again last night.
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