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Old 02-16-2015, 04:05 PM   #1
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snow on camper

Who removes the snow from there roof of there camper
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Old 02-16-2015, 04:16 PM   #2
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Talked to our dealer the other day as I was concerned about the amount of snow on our roof and was told that they don't to anything to the TT on their lot until there's about 4' on them. Made me feel better about the ~2' on mine, and it's still there...
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Old 02-16-2015, 05:40 PM   #3
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Spring removes it from mine.
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Old 02-16-2015, 05:56 PM   #4
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Has anyone seen the video of Jayco putting all the cement blocks on their roofs? IIRC I think they used 2,000 pounds worth of them, maybe it was more. I think that would translate into a lot of snow.

I'm with stingray, let spring remove it.
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Old 02-16-2015, 06:04 PM   #5
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As I just posted in another thread, when it gets to be over a foot of snow on the roof, I worry. Was expecting our 4th storm in 3 weeks and decided to clear some of it off. Had close to 2 feet. Top layer was light and fluffy but the older snow had compressed and begun to freeze. Didn't get on the roof, used a plastic shovel and did it from a ladder. Was a lot of work, especially at night and in frigid temps. Will do this whenever I am not comfortable with what I see, no matter what Jayco says.
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Old 02-16-2015, 06:11 PM   #6
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If you have to remove the snow from your roof, be careful! A plastic shovel could puncture the roof membrane. I use a large foam squeege. Auto dealerships use them to remove snow on the cars in their lots around here.
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Old 02-16-2015, 06:47 PM   #7
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Its probably cheaper and easier to turn on your propane heat. Heat rises and will come out the roof and help melt snow. Personally I don't worry about it. The RV dealers near you have a LOT of rigs and a LOT of money invested in them... they don't clear the snow from roofs.
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A good snow removal option to pick up this summer and hang on to might be those brushes for cleaning the bottom of pools. Nice and bristly so they won't hurt the roof and the pole is extendable so you could do it from the ground and from the ladder.
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How about a roof rake? I used one of those when we lived in Spokane and got a lot of snow on the shed, mobile home (single wide POS) and vehicle canopy (which collapsed *just* as I was walking out to clear the snow off - one dent in the Isuzu Trooper).

Granted, I don't own an RV (yet!) but I'd think that could work for ya.
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Old 02-16-2015, 07:50 PM   #10
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If I have snow on my roof, I'm either unconscious, in the hospital or dead Same reason I didn't get 4 X 4 said I have no plans to be anywhere there is snow. Spent 50 years in that crap...will spend the next 50 in sunshine then decide where I want to settle down..
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