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Most structures built in snow country have been engineered to support the snow loads expected for the area.  Some, especially buildings built many years ago, may not have been built to today's standards.
Snow Retention is all about safety... but we do care about good looks, too!
There are many snow guards available that are meant for more industrial-type installations, usually of the plastic variety, but we would never recommend those be used on your beautiful home.
The patented SnowTrapper snow guard design has been manufactured and installed since 1997.
Snow Guards eliminate damage to rooftop elements and seams on Standing Seam Roofs
Answering the question - Why Do I Need Snow Guards? #1 answer is they eliminate damage to rooftop elements and seams on Standing Seam Roofs
Each roof snow retention project requires specific attention to material choices and proper system styles
The experts at RMSG explain the differences between various Snow Guard materials like copper, aluminum and raw steel for roof snow retention applications.
Raw metal snow guards are designed to age with your corrugated metal panel roof
Rocky Mountain Snow Guards offers snow guards for metal roofs of all types and snow fences for metal roofs including standing seam and metal shingles
Inexpensive but NOT invisible on metal roofs!
Understanding their limitations, CP5 polycarbonate clear plastic snow guards have a place as an inexpensive solution on some roofs.
Long-term durability is a high priority for our metal snow guards
Snow Guard Testing and Snow Guard load tests are the basis for our Snow Guard Calculator which we use daily at Rocky Mountain Snow Guards.
Snow retention is a system designed to create friction or a barrier between a roof surface and snow/ice in the winter.
Metal Roof Snow Guard Installation sometimes uses glue or an industry specific adhesive.