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Prevent Potential Damage To Your Property: Slow Sliding Snow On Your Metal Roof

One of the most dangerous things about winter is snow, but not when the snow is falling. Snow that accumulates on the ground also accumulates on the roof and can become extremely dangerous as its mass grows and it starts to melt. When the snow is on the roof and melts, it transforms in to [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:43+00:00 November 13th, 2013|installation, roof damage, sliding snow, snow guards|Comments Off on Prevent Potential Damage To Your Property: Slow Sliding Snow On Your Metal Roof

Safeguard Your Home This Winter: Three Benefits of Snow Guards

The winter season is brutal, unpredictable, and often unforgiving to property. Even after a dangerous snowstorm leaves your area, the accumulated snow offers a potential danger, especially as it freezes and becomes solid ice. If you have a metal roof you are even more at risk because of the low natural friction between the metal [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:43+00:00 October 20th, 2013|sliding snow, snow guards, snow rail|Comments Off on Safeguard Your Home This Winter: Three Benefits of Snow Guards

Purchasing The Right Snow Rail System

Recently we have been fielding a lot of questions about snow railing and snow pipe snow guards.  It appears there is a lot of confusion about which product is best for different situations.  We suggest that if you have the same confusion that you give us a call and ask.  There is nothing wrong with asking [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:43+00:00 March 27th, 2013|sliding snow, snow fence, snow guards, snow rail|Comments Off on Purchasing The Right Snow Rail System

Up on the Roof

Normally the two words "drift" and "roof" to folks in our trade would create a picture of prevailing winds forcing a snow drift to bank its weight on one particular part of the roofing structure, creating a stress point for the building, and additional liability for any objects below that might get damaged by a [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:43+00:00 February 12th, 2013|roof damage, safety, sliding snow, snow, snow guards, snow retention, thoughts, videos|Comments Off on Up on the Roof

Gutted! My gutters are gone.

"Gutted!" Not a word commonly used here in the states, but an appropriate one that might describe your feelings of despair when you discover your gutters have been bent, overloaded, torn off or otherwise damaged by uncontrolled avalanching of snow and ice! As spring approaches it is important to ensure your gutters are working and [...]

By | 2013-02-12T00:19:00+00:00 February 12th, 2013|roof damage, safety, sliding snow, snow, snow guards, snow rail, snow retention, videos|Comments Off on Gutted! My gutters are gone.

Don’t Be Caught Off-GUARD

If you've listened, read, or watched the news today, you may be aware that a massive snowstorm is headed for the East Coast of the U.S. over the next several days. Like all natural disasters and hazards, when the time for performance has come, the time for preparation has passed... make sure you are not [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:43+00:00 February 8th, 2013|safety, sliding snow, snow, thoughts|Comments Off on Don’t Be Caught Off-GUARD

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