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Rain and snow build up

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not sure if this goes here but.

As much as i like the work of canopy replacement I would sooner

have happy customers. :grin:

I have a replacement canopy and frame to do as soon as the weather

breaks, it is an insurance job as the canopy developed a pool of

water on the top which was too heavy for the frame to support and the

whole lot collapsed under the weight.

A word for those that don't know, clear any snow or water ASAP or risk a frame

bending or collapsing all together, water weighs very approximately

10lbs a gallon .

Thats about 5 bags of sugar for every gallon and once a canopy starts

to pool water it more often than not gets deeper and deeper.



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A timely reminder Richard, for those that are unable to visit often enough then it’s worth trying to arrange some canes between the frames to maintain a positive run off. I may not help with the snow but it will help shed the melt water and rain which is much heavier than snow.

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Wish I had a fiver for each canopy I have replaced because of water build up...........

My quote to customers is 'water weighs 1lb per pint' when they want an inpractical framework. Even with a gradient snow does not fall off and as Richard says causes the framework to collapse under the weight.

If you do put canes etc to spring the cover please make sure you tape the ends to cover any sharp edges. Dont want the canes putting a hole in the canvas.

So there you go thats 2 of us warning you ............

Snows still good for snowball fights...

Keep smiling

Canopy Anni

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