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 . . .
Does your roof sport a solar array? If the answer is yes, congratulations! It’s one of the best investments you’ll ever make, and the ROI can’t be beat. When it comes to managing snow on solar arrays, you’ve come to the right place. Alpine SnowGuards has been an industry leader in rooftop snow management for Keep reading . . .
Let’s assume you’ve read my blog about the difference between pad-style snow guards (deterrent) and pipe-style snow guards (barricade). These previous posts are available on the Alpine SnowGuards website to help you determine which snow guard is right for your project. In the past, I’ve used the famous Frank Lloyd Wright approach to architecture design: Keep reading . . .
We would like to thank This Old House producers for the much-needed discussion about the importance of snow guards. Tommy and Kevin of This Old House installed our PP115 system quickly and easily on a Brookline, MA residential project last weekend. “This Old House” Segment Features PP115 It’s my understanding This Old House does not Keep reading . . .
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 . . .
We love it when our clients send us project images with our snow guards! Thought we’d share so you can see the different styles and aesthetic choices they made. Haverford College, Haverford, PA Project Images (PP225 Snow Guard) Alpine SnowGuards’ Product: PP225 Snow Guard (Three-pipe height-adjustable system in brass with brass base plates, PP225BRBR) Contractor: Keep reading . . .
Every couple of months I try to publish a post showing some of the install images we’ve received recently. When Nick at Formula Roofing and Remodeling in Denver sent us some of the images of a project they’d just completed, we were thrilled. Thrilled to receive the images, thrilled at the hi-res nature of the Keep reading . . .
When it comes to snow management systems and metal standing seam roofs, installers rely on secure attachment points that won’t compromise the integrity of the roof. We at Alpine SnowGuards wanted to share with you our snow guards for metal standing seam roofs. Don’t forget our product lines consist of systems for all roof types. Keep reading . . .
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 . . .
Ahhhh. Summer. It’s finally here! We got our first snowfall in October last year, so this has been a long time coming. It’s a very welcome change. It’s in the late Spring or early Summer that we send one of our, “Do you have install images to share?” emails. You know what they say: Ask Keep reading . . .