Why you should stay away from snow covered roofs

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+5 1. Scotsman50 commented 109 days ago

Common sense should prevail but you cant beat stupid :P
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+5 2. Austin commented 109 days ago

>Why you should stay away from snow covered roofs

Or why, if you live in a part of the world that gets good amount snow in winter, buildings are required to have a schneefänger system. ;-) This is an age-old known known winter problem and threat. Still makes from some impressive vid though.
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+2 3. ringmaster commented 109 days ago

I hope the building owners are heavily insured.
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+1 4. etplayer commented 109 days ago

Trying to figure out why in some of those videos, it was snow followed by a layer of what appear to be? poop? oblong dark objects? What are people doing on their roofs?
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+1 5. thundersnow commented 108 days ago

#2 I like your comment ;)...have never heard of the word Schneefänger system...did the Germans invent it?? Probably! :OO:):squirrel:
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+1 6. ughlah commented 108 days ago

http://resources.mynewsdesk.com/image/upload/t_next_gen_article_large_480/ael4yf2xss7jvebtiduh.jpg

Just a barrier at the end of the roof. It stops the snow from sliding.
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+2 7. Austin commented 108 days ago

#5 Schneefänger system...did the Germans invent it??

Thunders, no idea, just the word I always have known it by, and given its simplicity (#6. ughlah barrier at the end of the roof - is exactly right) I have to believe that many others came up with it as well. No one likes a load of snow and ice on the head, especially if the sun thaws things out and things start to slide off. I suspect given the German penchant for rules and order and safety that they are probably applied more systematically to homes, especially in the south.
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+1 8. thundersnow commented 107 days ago

#7 That makes sense what you're saying....actually when snow slides off a roof, there is a name for that in German: Dachlawine = roof avalanche.
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+2 9. BooTheGoose commented 107 days ago

#1 except that stay away from snow covered roofs means stay out of the city. Not really an option.