7 Pipe-Style Snow Guard Accessories and How to Install Them

If you’ve ever installed a pipe-style snow guard, you know there are accessories that were designed specifically to be used with the system. Some are necessary requirements of a successful snow management system, while others are optional additions that were designed to beef up the way your system manages the snow on your roof. It’s important to note that most snow guard accessories are used to KEEP READING

Enter Our “Who Wore it Best?” Photo Contest for a Chance to Win!

2018 has been an exciting year for Alpine SnowGuards so far. Not only have we seen the designs of EIGHT new products become a reality (and a success), we’ve also decided to develop some new marketing materials. Don’t get me wrong – ads, editorials, blogs, newsletters, and social updates are all aspects of my job that I enjoy very much, and there’s just something about the KEEP READING

August at Alpine: Clamp-to-Seam Special

Tomorrow, August 1st, will be the official launch of our “August Special”. If you’re looking for a snow guard system for standing seam metal roofing, take a look at our clamp-to-seam line of snow guards, and receive an ADDITIONAL 10% OFF when you place your order by August 31st. Of all the residential metal roofing options that are available today, metal standing seam is the most KEEP READING

PP115: A Trusted Solution for Membrane Roofs (EPDM, TPO & PVC)

At Alpine SnowGuards, we pride ourselves on doing the right thing, as opposed to the easy thing. Well, one such “right” opportunity presented itself recently, and I’m happy to have this forum as a way to tell you all about it! I’m referring to one of the systems that’s part of our July Special, the PP115 pipe-style system for membrane roofing. The PP115 is, and has KEEP READING

Calculator Upgrade: Now for Pad-Style Snow Guards, too!

Late last week we launched our improved Online Project Calculator and we wanted you to be among the first to know about it! We are confident that you’ll appreciate the changes/additions to the calculator that will make things much faster and easier for you, our cherished clients. YOU are what is most important to us here at Alpine SnowGuards, so we’ve decided to streamline our Online KEEP READING

A Star-Spangled July Special

Tomorrow is Independence Day. How will you be celebrating? At my house, we’ll go to the town parade, eat some fried dough at the carnival afterwards, head home and swim in the pool (it’s going to be 95° in Vermont tomorrow with no clouds in the sky), cook up some pulled pork and watch the fireworks at dusk. At Alpine SnowGuards, we’re celebrating by offering a KEEP READING

Installation Images: Ask and Ye Shall Receive

Ahhhh. Summer. It’s finally here! We got our first snowfall in October last year, so this has been a long time coming, and, for this lady anyway, it’s a very welcome change. It’s in the late Spring or early Summer that I send one of our, “Do you have install images to share?” emails. You know what they say: Ask and ye shall receive. Let me KEEP READING

No-Hassle Attachment to Metal Standing Seam Roofing

When it comes to mounting and attaching utilities to metal double-lock or single-lock standing seam roofing, Alpine SnowGuards has you covered with our ASGU2 clamps. For unsurpassed strength, our ASGU2 Utility clamps are fabricated from 6000 series aluminum,  an alloy that contain both silicon and magnesium which forms magnesium silicide – this formation makes the aluminium alloy heat-treatable and extremely durable. The ASGU2 clamps utilize clamp-to-seam KEEP READING

A solution so simple. A concept so grand.

At Alpine SnowGuards , we’re always innovating. One of the greatest innovations over the past 25 years has been Simple Seal. A solution so simple, yet a concept so grand, that it’s specified and utilized time and time again when installing snow management systems on metal roofs. So, what exactly is it? Simple Seal is a cone shaped EPDM rubber bushing that was designed specifically to KEEP READING

BIM Me Up, Scotty!

I feel it’s important to first point out that, while the title of this blog post is a play on words from Star Trek, I am not, nor have I ever been, a fan of the show. I think the only reason this is, is because of the fact that I grew up way out in the country, on a 5-mile dirt road, with a rotor KEEP READING