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Common Snow Guard Installation Mistakes: Tips For Avoiding Costly Errors

To avoid the high cost of having someone else install a snow guard system, many homeowners opt to do the project themselves. The process is pretty easy and straightforward, and if the homeowner has some background in minor repairs, the project should go off without a hitch; however, there are still some common mistakes that [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:42+00:00 April 18th, 2014|installation, snow guards|Comments Off on Common Snow Guard Installation Mistakes: Tips For Avoiding Costly Errors

Calculating The Number Of Guards You Need: Numbers You Should Have Handy

Once you have made the decision to make your home a safer place by installing snow guards to keep large sheets of snow and ice from falling to the ground, you have to make a decision about how you want the guards installed. Paying someone else to do the work frees you up to do [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:42+00:00 April 11th, 2014|installation, snow guards|Comments Off on Calculating The Number Of Guards You Need: Numbers You Should Have Handy

Debunking Some Snow Guard Misconceptions: Things That Homeowners Need To Know

Snow guards are a vital part of keeping a home safe in areas where regular snowfall is a part of every winter, but there are some misconceptions that people have about those guards. Bad information leads to bad decision making, and you cannot afford to put your family or your property at risk by making [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:42+00:00 February 28th, 2014|installation, snow guards, thoughts|Comments Off on Debunking Some Snow Guard Misconceptions: Things That Homeowners Need To Know

The Job Is All About The Prep: Getting Ready For A Snow Guard Installation

Happy Valentines Day! Just as all relationships require the right preparation, so do snow guard installations. Snow guards are necessary to keep your home and your family safe from potentially deadly damaging falling snow, and the guards are something that you can install on your own. Most snow guard systems are very cheap, especially because [...]

By | 2016-10-19T12:38:42+00:00 February 14th, 2014|installation, snow guards|Comments Off on The Job Is All About The Prep: Getting Ready For A Snow Guard Installation

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

Prepare For This Winter’s Snow: How To Determine If You Need Snow Guards

Even though ice and snow are natural phenomenon, homeowners are liable for any injury that happens to people who are hurt by ice and snow that fall from their roof. Over the last few years the demand for snow guards has soared because of the increase in damage from falling snow. Homeowners are more concerned [...]

By | 2013-09-16T14:31:00+00:00 September 16th, 2013|snow guards|Comments Off on Prepare For This Winter’s Snow: How To Determine If You Need 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.