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Yearly Archives: 2012

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Hurricane Sandy, Hail Storms, and Snow Season

We recently had a call from a domestic-use customer who informed us of their Sno Shield Rib Guard Snow Guards as out-lasting the roof itself after a freak hail storm hit the area... the Rib Guards remained intact, but unfortunately the roof needed replacing. Whether or not our guards could hold on during something like [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 December 1st, 2012|portfolio, rib guards, roof damage, safety, snow guards, snow retention|Comments Off on Hurricane Sandy, Hail Storms, and Snow Season

Be Safe this *WINTER*

Be sure to be safe this winter season! Since the dawn of time, mankind has battled through the elements to pass their wisdom and prosperity along to the next generation, so make sure that you make it through the next few months so that you can do the same. As the following video shows, overhanging [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 November 8th, 2012|metal roofs, safety, snow guards, thoughts, videos|Comments Off on Be Safe this *WINTER*

Cheap Snow Guards

Home owners and roofers are all searching for cheap snow guards these days.  If this is how you found our article, you need to be careful about how you define the word cheap.  Typically when searching for something cheap, customers are looking for something that costs very little or is relatively low in price.  Who doesn't want to [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 October 17th, 2012|snow guards, snow retention|Comments Off on Cheap Snow Guards

Are Snow Guards Necessary?

I've heard the question, "Are snow guards necessary?" probably a hundred times over the past few years.  When I hear this question, it makes me think, "Why are you considering snow guards?"  If you have snow sliding off your roof that is causing damage, the easy answer is "Yes, snow guards are necessary for you."  [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 September 21st, 2012|snow fence, snow guards, snow retention|Comments Off on Are Snow Guards Necessary?

Do Snow Guards Cause Ice Dams?

I get asked a lot, "Do snow guards cause ice dams?"  The quick answer is no, snow guards do not cause ice dams.  A snow guard, also known as ice guards, snow stops, snow cleats, pad style snow guards, and ice cleats hold snow and ice in place and keep it from building up in [...]

By | 2012-09-11T01:36:00+00:00 September 11th, 2012|ice dams|Comments Off on Do Snow Guards Cause Ice Dams?

Summer is Counting Down

Well the summer is half over and we are looking forward to fall time.  With all that is leering in the coming fall and winter months we are hopeful you have had a wonderful summer and encourage you to get out there and enjoy what you can of the rest of it. If you have [...]

By | 2012-07-31T05:08:00+00:00 July 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer is Counting Down

What Is This Thing? “The Pyramid Pick.”

I thought it might be fun to show some random people one of our Panel Guard snow guards and ask them the following questions just to see what people would come up with: 1.       What do you think this thing is used for? 2.       What do you think it is called? 3.       Who uses this [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 June 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Is This Thing? “The Pyramid Pick.”

How to Install Rib Guard snow guard

In this video, Matt Riley demonstrates how to install the Sno Shield Rib Guard snow guard. I’m Matt with Sno Shield. Today we’re going to show you how to install a Rib Guard on a standing seam metal roof. Now this particular system has Color Armor which is made from the same material as your [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 April 21st, 2012|installation, rib guards|Comments Off on How to Install Rib Guard snow guard

How to Install Panel Guard Snow Guard

In this video, Matt Riley demonstrates how to install the Sno Shield Panel Guard. Hi, I'm Matt with Sno Shield Snow Guards. Today we're going to show you how to install the Panel Guard Snow Guard. We're going to be using Surebond 190. And so first of all, we're going to prepare our area by [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 February 13th, 2012|installation, snow guards|Comments Off on How to Install Panel Guard Snow Guard