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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.
Snow Guards, Fence-Style and Bar-Style Systems Discussion
This is a brief summary introduction of the 3 different types of metal roof snow retention systems, Snow Guards, Fence-Style and Bar-Style snow guards. The article discusses products manufactured by Rocky Mountain Snow Guards, S-5!, Alpine SnowGuards, Zaleski, SnoGem, Polar Blox and others.
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.
RMSG stocks many of our most popular snow guards and snow fences
At Rocky Mountain Snow Guards, we maintain a strong inventory of our most popular snow guards and snow fences to get them to you as quickly as possible.
Snow retention should be beautiful, functional and long lasting.
Snow guards should be beautiful, functional and long lasting, but we believe that snow retention shouldn't be the focal point of your roof.
It's time for a little snow guard history!
Many claims and arguments are made in the roofing accessory industry as to who has the original, patented snow guard. It may come as a surprise to people that they are indeed not a 'new' invention but have been around for years and years.
Our Clamp to Seam snow fence systems are is a perfect snow and ice barrier. It is easy to understand and to install, and it requires very little time and tools.
Colorado winters can be long, cold, and can come with heavy snowfall. Find out how roof snow guards can help keep your home and property safe.