Roof Snow Guard & Snow Fence Articles

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Imagine the masses of snow and ice that metal snow guards, fences and bars repeatedly hold back year after year on homes and commercial projects. Now, consider a no-callback situation and a 50-year warranty making life easier for both the property owner and roofing contractor. That's the reality of selecting snow retention systems from Rocky Mountain Snow Guards.
Half a million dollars! That's how much RMSG customers saved in shipping costs of snow guards and other snow retention systems in 2023 due to our free shipping in the 48 contiguous United States.

"We're dedicated to doing the most we can to help our contractors' profitability," says RMSG president, Lars Walberg. "The last thing they need is an unexpected freight charge on top of the cost of the products."

Walberg estimates that the company shipped 10,000+ packages last year via ground transportation. Product is shipped one-day in the state of Colorado and two- to three-days in the region. Cross country the shipping time is four- to five-days. Many of these orders are so large they require a forklift to offload and ship via LTL freight.
Rocky Mountain Snow Guards is a close partner with
S-5! Metal Roof Attachments. S-5! is internationally known as the undisputed leader in clamps to attach snow retention to standing seam roofs. S-5! has developed and tested their clamps on virtually every type of standing seam metal roof available.

"We can take an architect's blueprints, an aerial takeoff or even a hand sketched drawing and create a professional design for snow retention on a structure," says Dylan Quirk, Lead Design and Quote Specialist.

These professional quotes and layouts help educate customers on why and where snow retention systems are needed.
In the Nutcracker's "March of the Toy Soldiers," legions of well-organized army members stand side-by-side to aid the Nutcracker in his battle with the King of the Mice. With similar precision, snow guards installed in a "soldier row" pattern are adept at uniting to encourage snow retention on roofs.
Yearly snows avalanching off structures in Colorado highlight the need for snow retention systems on buildings.

Two major accidents in Colorado in March of 2023 and 2024 illustrate the importance of including snow guards, bars or fences on homes and commercial properties in areas where snowfall can be quite intense.
Como le Puedo Ayudar?
Our bilingual team members, Eduardo Duran-Ramirez and Daniel Gutierrez, help Spanish-speaking customers feel more at ease when calling in or stopping by to discuss their snow retention needs. They can assist with everything from offering product recommendations to requesting parts to creating orders.
2024 Trends in Snow Retention Identified
We've evaluated our top product offerings going into 2024 and identified interesting trends in snow retention.

Based in Colorado, we provide Made in America metal snow guards, snow fences and bar-style snow retention systems designed to protect people and property. Rocky Mountain Snow Guards provides free shipping to the 48 contiguous United States and offers free quotes and layouts for product placement.

Rocky Mountain Snow Guards has the most experience with DaVinci synthetic roofs of any snow retention manufacturer. We know what works because we have observed both excellent and poor performing snow retention systems. We condensed that knowledge in our snow retention guides for each DaVinci product.