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 . . .

Snow Guard Installation Videos

You may already be aware that we’ve developed snow guard installation videos for some of our snow management systems. I thought it would be a great idea to put all them together in one post. Remember, we have snow guard solutions for ALL roof types, even solar. We are also your source for custom snow Keep reading . . .

4 Snow Guard Projects You Shared with Us [Installation Images]

Four major projects feature installation images of Alpine SnowGuards’ snow management systems – from solar snow guards to pipe-style with ice-flag snow guard accessories. Namasté Solar in Denver, CO installed this absolutely monstrous 97.2kW residential solar array! Two solar snow management solutions were selected to help manage the heavy Denver snowfall. On the eave-edge of Keep reading . . .

PP225 Three-Pipe System: Snow Has Met its Match

Looking for a straightforward snow management system for slate roofing?  Give our PP225 Three-Pipe Height Adjustable system a try, and discover a rugged, versatile, and attractive solution. Matt, our resident Animator, recently created this animation, to show how easy it is to install the system. We could explain it to you, but if you watch this Keep reading . . .