snow on the roof

snow on the roof

Silver, grey, or white hair on one's head, as due to aging. Sure, there's a bit of snow on the roof, but I still lead as adventurous a life as I ever have!
See also: on, roof, snow
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8220;What they often forget about is the buildup of snow on the roof,” he explained.
Snow on the roof could fall onto windscreens and 'blind' drivers.
From tomorrow police are stopping cars with snow on the roof pounds 60 fine and three penalty points.
A warm attic melts snow on the roof, causing water to run down and refreeze at the roof's edge where it's cooler.
The drama happened in the southern city of Katowice, and it is thought the weight of snow on the roof caused the cave-in.
You already know that snow on the roof of a tent can bring the tent down on top of you.
That came about when heat from inside melted snow on the roof.
Highlights: With a winter toyland theme, there will be many animated characters and toys, icicles and snow on the roof, Santa, reindeer, candy canes, thousands of lights and more.
Ice dams can form when warm temperatures inside a home cause snow on the roof to melt and trickle to the roof's edge, where it refreezes, blocking gutters and drains.
One contributing factor may be a lack of attic insulation: Heat rises to the attic and begins to melt the snow on the roof, leaving water nowhere to go beyond the ice dam.
To prevent ice dams, which can clog gutters causing water to leak into the house, use a long-handled roof rake to remove snow on the roof while standing safely on the ground.
Simply put, ice dams usually form when warm temperatures inside a home cause snow on the roof to melt and trickle to the roof's edge, where it re-freezes, blocking gutters and drains.
If you must remove snow on the roof, stick to the first three feet on the lower edge using a long-handled roof rake.
Pressure from accumulated snow on the roof surface can be strong enough to force the water through even small nail holes or roofing overlaps," he adds.
Problems can arise when temperatures rise or when heat from within the house warms the attic, snow on the roof will melt.