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RMSG Has Designed Hundreds of Solar Panel Snow Fence Systems!
Snow Fences by RMSG are a great, cost-effective solution to snow sliding off of roof solar panels. Snow collects BELOW the panels, making sure there is no shadowing of the solar panels, while protecting the area below the roof.
Rocky Mountain Snow Guards NoFlash III snow fences protect congregation at ski area chapel.
The iconic old main structure at Utah State built in 1889 now features a beautiful new DaVinci roof and Rocky Mountain Snow Guards.
A question we see from time to time here at Rocky Mountain Snow Guards involves customers that have had snow guards installed and are still having issues with the snow coming off of their roof. A pesky issue for sure. There are a few things you need to consider if this is a problem you are experiencing.
There are a lot of reasons to put snow guards on your roof. Most importantly is for protecting people, property and pets. Here's an infographic we built up to demonstrate these reasons.
A recently finished Snow Guard project in Lake Tahoe
Snow Guards installed on a recently finished project in the Lake Tahoe area at the Fleur Du Lac Estates.
Clip-Style, Bar-Style and Fence Style Snow Guard Discussion
This is a brief summary introduction of the 3 different types of metal roof snow guard systems, Clip-Style, Bar-Style and Fence-Style snow guards. The article discusses products manufactured by Rocky Mountain Snow Guards, S-5!, Alpine SnowGuards, Zaleski, SnoGem, Polar Blox and others.
These popular Clip-Style Snow Guards are both great for different situations
Many of our customers wonder why we recommend the snow guards that we do on their roof and, in some cases, want to use the other snow guard type instead. We will attempt to break that reasoning down here and cut through the confusion.
Plastic snow guards, which is right for your roof?
Plastic snow guards don’t fulfill our mission to provide attractive, permanent and effective rooftop snow retention.
Often overlooked, snow retention should be considered with some rooftop solar panel installations
Snow build-up on solar panels is different from other types of roofs. Snow compacts more and gets heavier, tending to slide off all at once, often needing special snow retention.