Sometimes you may have to get on your roof whether it be to inspect your roof or fix something; however, walking on your roof can be dangerous. Here is what you should do to safely walk on your roof”

  • Wear shoes with good traction: You’ll want to wear shoes that have rubber soles and have a good grip. Avoid wearing leather-soled shoes.
  • Bend your knees and move sideways: When walking on your roof you should bend your knees and move sideways. Otherwise known as the “duck walk” Walking like this helps to distribute your weight evenly and reduce your risk of falling. 
  • Avoid walking on steep pitches: If you’ve never walked on your roof before, you should avoid walking on pitches that are steeper than 6/12.