Ways to safely remove snow from a roof include using a long-handled snow rake, roof-raking on a secure ladder, using a snow cutter, and using an avalanche roof snow removal tool. Other people prefer to hire professionals... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

One of the best snow shovels for a roof, also called a roof rake, is the True Temper 17-foot telescoping roof rake, according to The Sweet Home. Using this tool helps prevent ice dams from forming, which can be detriment... More » Home & Garden Cleaning

As of 2015, snow raked for roofs can be bought from many retailers, such as, The Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart and Tractor Supply Co. A roof snow rake allows users to remove snow from roofs to prevent structural ... More » Home & Garden Cleaning
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The Garelick 89421 21-foot aluminum snow roof rake, the Snow Joe RJ204M 21-foot twist-n-lock telescoping snow shovel roof rake and the Suncast SRR2100 24-inch snow shovel roof rake are highly rated roof rakes. Each of th... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools