Gather your supplies
- Ladder suitable for wall height
- Safety harness
- 700kg breaking strain rope
- Soft-sole tennis shoes
While it’s not necessarily wise to get up on your roof, there may be times when you need to make the climb to fix a slipped or broken tile or clean up tree debris, for instance. So here’s a step-by-step guide to make sure it all goes without a hitch. A safety harness may seem over the top, but one slip could have drastic consequences. Even if you’re only up there briefly removing a branch, five minutes spent securing your safety is priceless.