A roof rake is another extremely handy winter hand tool - much like a snow shovel. There's a lot of similarities between the two, the main difference being the fact that roof rakes are semi-flexible and used for the removal of snow from the roof.
Making use of a snow rake for roofs is a good preventative measure when it comes to ice dams - and the resulting damage they can cause. A metal one will deal with both ice and snow and whilst we'd all like to get the snow blower up on the roof - they're hardly practical for snow clearing at height.
The five best snow roof rakes are featured below - the best value for money rakes, the best selling examples and the most highly rated overall.