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

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

3 Tactics for Safeguarding Endangered Roofs

The roof over your head is the single most important part of your home – it shelters you and protects you from the elements, it needs to be sturdy enough to withstand strong winds, sloped just right to allow for watershed, and in areas that get any amount of snowfall, it must be rugged enough to bear additional weight. In general, the pitch of the roof is directly KEEP READING

Hooray for May: Our Monthly Special Awaits

Note: This one can be filed under “short and sweet blog posts” So, as you’ve probably noticed, we’re dedicated to bringing you a special for every month of the year. Last month we focused on our Solar Snow Management line of products. This month, it’s all about you, your projects, and using our Online Project Calculator to determine exactly what system is right for the project KEEP READING

8 New Systems That Will Save You Money and Time!

Last week we were in Broomfield, Colorado, exhibiting at the Beacon Roofing Supply Product Expo! It was there that we launched our newest snow management solutions, Alpine SafeGuard and Alpine SnowPad. The need for these new systems grew out of a demand, and a higher level of understanding of what our clients are looking for in the snow management systems they use. Price always seems to KEEP READING

4 Roofing Marvels That Will Cause Your Jaw to Drop

Five years ago I accepted a Marketing position with Alpine SnowGuards (and Sister company EcoFasten Solar), and to say that since then I’ve learned a lot about the roofing industry, would be a HUGE understatement. I swear I’ve learned enough about snow guards, roofing and solar to fill a book, or an “abridged edition” at the very least….and I guarantee that’s just the tip of the iceberg, KEEP READING

Gutters: In the Line of Fire

Let me first start by saying that I’m happy we, up here in Vermont, were spared by Winter Storm Uma. I get to a point every winter where I just can’t take it anymore. I mean, I LOVE the snow. It’s beautiful. It’s insulating. It’s a natural acoustic genius, and snowball fights really are so much fun….for me, it’s the shoveling, the constant feeding of the wood KEEP READING

Solar Snow Management

If you’re not already familiar with our line of solar snow management solutions, take a look below, and discover why contractors all over North America are installing snow management solutions designed specifically for use on solar arrays. In North America, 75-80% of the roofs installed on residential construction are asphalt/composition shingles. If you own a building with this type of roofing material and live in an KEEP READING

Recommended Layouts? Heck Yeah, We Can Do That!

At Alpine SnowGuards our #1 priority is to ensure that our clients are taken care of, educated on what they need for a project, and that they walk away happy. We’ve always had an online calculator to help determine the snow guard quantity and recommended layout for your projects. It worked for a while, but we wanted to make sure obtaining a recommended layout from us KEEP READING

Snow Guards & Membrane Roofing

♥See our FALL IN LOVE WITH FEBRUARY special at the end of this post♥ Our talented CAD Designer/Animator, Matt, has done some really amazing work forAlpine SnowGuards and Sister Company EcoFasten Solar, in the form of install animations for some of our top products. Take a look at this one, for our PP115 two or three pipe system for membrane roofing: So easy, right? The PP115 system was designed specifically KEEP READING