Heavy snow warning

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Heavy snow warning

Post by Tom2006 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:13 am

I know that snow can be an insulator but just to make people in the central and eastern parts of England aware. Some estimates are for 6-8" in some parts, and it might not thaw ! icon_thumbdown icon_thumbdown icon_thumbdown

Click on the small screen box on the right for the latest Met Office forecast.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/
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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:32 am

Fleece teepees and igloos on top if I get snow this year, that way it can stay frozen for as long as it likes.

;)

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by Tom2006 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:05 pm

My poly house is finished and everything potted is all snug inside.....BRING IT ON! :lol:
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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:48 pm

Have you braced it Tom? Wouldn't want a collapse due to weight of the snow.

;)

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by Tom2006 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:15 pm

To be honest I havent not sure how best to do it? It's got a nicely sloping roof so hoping it won't settle that easily or am I being naive?
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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:27 pm

Barrie put up some pics of his bracing recently, might be worth a look.

I'd say it's definitely worth sticking a cross brace in (like a capital T) at the weakest point.

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by Las Palmas Norte » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:40 pm

This may be what you're refering to? Not sure how big your house is, but the same principle can be applied on a smaller or even larger scale.
Best of luck with the impending winter blast.

Cheers, Barrie.
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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:45 pm

That's the one, thanks Barrie ;)

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by Arlon Tishmarsh » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:46 pm

GoggleboxUK wrote:Barrie put up some pics of his bracing recently, might be worth a look.

I'd say it's definitely worth sticking a cross brace in (like a capital T) at the weakest point.
diagonals make for better bracing as it will just rack like slices of toast and start leaning icon_thumleft

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:50 pm

Arlon Tishmarsh wrote:
GoggleboxUK wrote:Barrie put up some pics of his bracing recently, might be worth a look.

I'd say it's definitely worth sticking a cross brace in (like a capital T) at the weakest point.
diagonals make for better bracing as it will just rack like slices of toast and start leaning icon_thumleft
You wear disgonal braces! :lol:

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by Arlon Tishmarsh » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:52 pm

disgonal ? :lol:

diagonal i wrote , u on the pop ole fella :lol: :lol:

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:00 pm

No that was a contraction, a language term where two words are combined to make one.

Your braces are both diagonal and disgusting.

;)

Now get back on topic!

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Re: Heavy snow warning

Post by Tom2006 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:15 pm

Thanks for the link will try to sort something tomorrow.
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