A whole 60-pound bundle? I guess I'll be climbing with one hand, and
I'll be top-heavy stepping onto the roof. Maybe I should try a lighter
load until I'm used to it.
That foot board will assure me. I used to slide working on his 6/12
metal roof, but it was merely a nuisance because below me, the roof
broke to a lower pitch.
The day my BIL patched my roof, before he left he told me not to go up
there alone. I think that was bad advice. His presence won't keep me
from slipping. I'm less at ease than he is because I haven't been on a
roof in many months. If I'm to get much done the first day, I think I'd
better go up there to start getting the feel of it again.
I bought several rolls of 4 mil plastic and had it handy in case of
It was enough to cover my whole house and could be up in about 20
Then, I waited for a good forecast and ripped off one side of my hip
roof at a time (4).
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:28:55 -0400, Choreboy
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