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Monthly Archives: January 2013


Fight Fire with fire and snow with snow

Here at Sno Shield we love the outdoors, but when we're indoors we like to be sure our shelter is warm and well protected. It is little wonder then that we are big fans of British ex-SAS survival guru Bear Grylls. Like us, when he is out and about in snow country he likes to [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 31st, 2013|installation, roof damage, roof installation, safety, snow, snow guards, snow retention|Comments Off on Fight Fire with fire and snow with snow

Sliding Snow

For those of us living in snow country, these last few days have reminded us all of the need to protect ourselves from this great white element. Driving to work yesterday reminded us of this amusing (below), but sobering video taken in Bountiful, Utah, about the same time last year; within the space of just [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 29th, 2013|metal roofs, roof damage, safety, sliding snow, snow guards, snow retention, videos|Comments Off on Sliding Snow

There’s no business like snow business!

If you woke up in SE Idaho today, the image below probably isn't too dissimilar to what you witnessed as you prepared to go out to work this morning! This image was posted by iJump, Southeast Idaho's Indoor Trampoline Park. Go to their facebook page to comment on the picture, and know that the best [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 28th, 2013|safety, snow, thoughts|Comments Off on There’s no business like snow business!

A roof over your head…

There are few things as "manly" or as testosterone-filled as working in the roofing trade, and certainly fewer satisfying experiences than seeing your constructed roof hold up and perform over the years of weathering nature's storms. Mankind has always sought a "roof over the head" for shelter, privacy, and protection from the elements.Given this precedent [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 25th, 2013|safety, snow guards, thoughts, videos|Comments Off on A roof over your head…

Snow Avalanches = Bad for your health :/

Several years ago in college I was in an international politics class where we were discussing the topic of "soft security" (i.e. not military or economic "hard" security matters); the subset of health security fell under this discussion, and we proceeded to list a range of health issues in the various countries we were assigned [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 25th, 2013|safety, snow guards, snow retention, thoughts, videos|Comments Off on Snow Avalanches = Bad for your health :/

21st Century Business Marketing

Roofs and snow have been around since mankind first started roaming the earth; those of us in this trade are simply standing on the shoulders of the giants and great craftsmen who have gone before us--this trade is literally thousands of years old. But video marketing?... That's a different kettle of fish altogether! Yesterday we [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 24th, 2013|installation, portfolio, rib guards, roof installation, safety, snow guards, videos|Comments Off on 21st Century Business Marketing

Employee Talent

Ever since retail giant Wal-Mart started naming its employees "associates" the whole of the Western business world has started to view workers as much more than just a name and number on the production line. In addition to delivering quality products and services for our customers, Sno Shield strives to build its business so that [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:44+00:00 January 24th, 2013|thoughts|Comments Off on Employee Talent

Introducing the Pipe Diverter

Snow fall and ice forming on roofs is just a fact life for most folks in the winter time, and protruding from most roofs are chimneys, pipes, satellite devices, or other outlets of sorts, that even a conventional snow guard cannot protect adequately. As a result we are now producing and holding a new, logical, [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 January 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Introducing the Pipe Diverter

Sno Shield Snow Guards: ★ MADE IN AMERICA! ★

What do Sno Shield Snow Guards, 3M Post-it Notes, Hanky Panky Lingerie, and Harley Davidson Motorcycles have in common?... ...They are all products of only a few in the world that are still MADE IN AMERICA! With the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama taking place in the nation's capital yesterday, our feelings as a nation [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sno Shield Snow Guards: ★ MADE IN AMERICA! ★