Avalanche! Original 500 Snow Roof Rake

Last updated date: July 24, 2020

DWYM Score
7.5

Avalanche! Original 500 Snow Roof Rake

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 29 expert reviews, the Avalanche! Avalanche! Original Snow Roof Rake placed 6th when we looked at the top 6 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
6.9
6 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.6
603 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
It has a light fiberglass handle, and among other rakes, it has a high snow removal speed of 1ton per minute.
- Home N Outdoors
Offers advanced features such as wheels and a slide, while claiming that it can remove a ton of snow every minute.
- BestReviews
A slightly bent handle gives you the freedom to move the rake vertically, hence requiring less effort from your side to maneuver the unit.
- Daily Gardener
Its long, lightweight, and easy to hold wide handle makes it effortless to remove snow.
- The Rex Garden
One ton of snow removal per minute. No tools required for assembly.
- Snow Blower Reviews
Easy to maneuver and move around as it works well on different surfaces.
- A Green Hand
What experts didn't like
Lacks anti-freeze mechanism.
- Home N Outdoors
A bit heavier (10 pounds) and shorter (16 feet) than other rakes.
- BestReviews
You might need additional extensions when cleaning a mid-sized roof.
- Daily Gardener
Not suitable for very deep snow on the roof. Slightly heavier than other roof rakes on the market.
- The Rex Garden
Will work wonders for one-story homes but might be a challenge for taller homes or additions.
- Snow Blower Reviews
Cutting head may be improved as it tends to get flimsy after a few uses.
- A Green Hand

From The Manufacturer

If you live in a snowy area the Avalanche! Snow Removal System is just what you need! Snow is fun at first, but when rain and ice start to form on your roof this could lead to a lot of potential problems and costly expenses. Lucky for you, Avalanche provides all that you desire when removing large amounts of snow from your roof to prevent ice dams, preserve your roof, and remove the weight of heavy snow.

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