Of all the metal roofing options available for residential roofing, metal standing seam is the best-selling. And, it’s no wonder! It can improve the value of your home up to 6% when compared to an asphalt shingled roof. You’ll recoup an average 90% of costs you put into a new standing seam roof if you Keep reading . . .
Why We Love SnowMax Fence-Style Snow Management
If you haven’t ever heard our backstory, we think it’s important for you to know that AlpineSnowGuards was founded by a former roofer who started his career in the 1970’s. Why is this important? Because he knows a thing or two about roofing. He knows maintaining the integrity of the roof comes first and foremost. Keep reading . . .
Alpine’s Guide for Solar Arrays & Snow Management on Shingle Roofs
Alpine SnowGuards innovated the market’s first and only solar snow management system. With almost a decade of research and development, we’ve developed a three-part system that has been rigorously performance tested at our in-house research facility. Alpine’s Guide for Solar Arrays & Snow Management on Shingle Roofs explains how snow and ice interact on solar Keep reading . . .
One Best-Selling Snow Guard for 20 Roof Types
Are you planning to replace your roof? Has it suffered from wear and tear, or is it time to modernize? Either way, many decisions are on the horizon. You might have noticed a common theme among asphalt, metal and eco-friendly roofing design trends of 2022: color. Within each trend are an amazing variety of color Keep reading . . .
Alpine Launched Solar Snow Management System in 2012
Back in 2012, Alpine launched a solar snow management system which has evolved into a three-component system. At the time, the system clamped directly to the panel frame in the vertical joint between the panels, and could be used on projects with Ground Snow Loads up to 50 psf (psf gsl). Today, the three-component system Keep reading . . .
Snow Management Systems for Metal Roofing
Alpine SnowGuards’ wide variety of options and configurations for managing rooftop snow spans all roof types. However, here are snow management systems we designed specifically for metal roofing. Snow Guards for Metal Standing Seam Roofing Standing seam, or clamp-to-seam style, snow guards are designed specifically for use with metal standing seam roofs. They are available Keep reading . . .
Fusion-Guard Snow Management System Tested on Synthetic Slate
The Fusion-Guard, a hybrid pad-style snow guard, was created to meet snow management needs of the synthetic roof tile market. Since its introduction in late 2019, Fusion-Guard materials included aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized cold rolled steel, red brass, and custom powder-coated options. Hybrid Snow Management System The Fusion-Guard system is a “Hybrid-Style” snow managment system Keep reading . . .
Snow Bird: a New Copper-Plated Stainless Steel Snow Guard
The Snow Bird, a hybrid pad-style snow guard, was created to meet the snow retention needs of the ever-growing synthetic roofing tile market. Since its introduction in March 2021, the Snow Bird material offering has included galvanized steel, pre-powder coated dark bronze galvanized steel, brass, and custom powder-coated galvanized steel options. We are now happy Keep reading . . .
Custom Snow Guard Solutions for Many Tile Configurations
For over 20 years, Alpine SnowGuards has designed, engineered, and tested snow management devices for many roof types. Throughout this time, hundreds of projects have required custom snow guards. Whether you seek a unique roof type or specific look, Alpine has custom snow guard solutions for many tile configurations. One of Alpine’s most commonly produced Keep reading . . .
Rooftop Sliding Snow Mass Causes Damage
When we install snow management systems to protect us from avalanching snow and ice, we tend to forget that there is a mass of both atop our roofs. Snow guards are designed to restrict this mass from exiting the roof in large amounts. We’ll highlight a problem often encountered with solar snow management. And we Keep reading . . .