Using the Correct Snow Management System for a Given Project

When I first started putting slate roofing on in the Northeastern United States, customers would ask if they need snow guards. Most of the projects I helped repair or salvage did not even have gutters attached. So, snow guards weren’t even a consideration. When I encountered my first customer asking for snow guards, I went Keep reading . . .

What is a Snow Guard?

Back in the year 2000 we defined a snow guard as a device that is mounted to a sloped roof surface to prevent a potentially damaging single release of snow and ice from that sloped roof (similar to an avalanche of snow on a mountainside). Snow or freezing rain accumulates on a sloped roof surface, Keep reading . . .

Asphalt Shingle Roofs Need Snow Guards, Too

Here’s a breakdown of some of our most popular snow management solutions for asphalt shingle roofing. Choose from 10+ snow guard options for asphalt shingle roofs on our website. Asphalt Shingled Roofs: Affordable, Aesthetic & Protective 70% of single-family homes in the US are roofed in asphalt shingles! It makes sense, right? The market domination Keep reading . . .

The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg

A lot of people ask us how Alpine SnowGuards got our start and made our mark in the snow management industry. Often we “make a long story short”. But we feel it’s important to know where our innovations came from. An Alpine SnowGuard innovation is the PD10 SnowGuard, the goose that laid the golden egg. Keep reading . . .

Pad-Style Snow Guards: Historical. Timeless. Traditional. Classic.

You’ve seen pad style snow guards grace the rooftops of many buildings. But, did you know they offer a great source for snow management? They also lend a classic look to any roof. It’s true! With such a  diversified product line, we can provide the right pad-style snow guard for your roof and individual taste. Keep reading . . .

University Projects with Alpine SnowGuards

We received project photos from some prestigious Universities that have used our snow guards on their new roofing and re-roofing projects. Check them out….they’re all impressive, and they score big in our book! University of Notre Dame – Notre Dame, Indiana ConSpecT Registered Roof Consultants – South Bend, Indiana (Project images from ConSpecT Registered Roof Keep reading . . .