Avoid Gutter Damage with Snow Guards

There are those areas of buildings that most of us don’t think about all that often. That is, until we have to. One of those areas is the gutters that are in place to carry rain water away from the building. Constant dampness in a basement or on top of a slab foundation can cause odors, decaying or deformed wood, peeling paint and even mold or mildew READ THE REST….

How Do Snow Guards Work? (Part 1: Pad-Style)

How do snow guards work? Believe it or not, this is a highly debated question within the construction and snow retention industries. It’s a common misconception that snow guards are intended to break up snow and ice into little pieces, basically cut up the mass, so that it comes off in smaller pieces. It’s easy to understand how people with limited knowledge of snow retention might READ THE REST….

Pad-Style Snow Guards: Historical. Timeless. Traditional. Classic.

You’ve seen them gracing the rooftops of many buildings, but did you know that pad-style snow guards offer a great source for snow management, while also lending a classic look to any roof? It’s true, and with such a wide, diversified pad-style product line, we have no doubt we can provide the snow guard that’s right for the project, the roof, and for individual tastes. Let’s READ THE REST….

Not Your Average Online Project Calculator

Making things as easy as possible for our clients has always been a top priority at Alpine SnowGuards. We want the process to go smoothly for you, so you’ll get exactly what  you need for your snow management project. Because of this, we’ve put a lot of time and resources into developing an online project calculator that will make determining what system you need easy, fast READ THE REST….

University Projects: A Slam Dunk

Spring is peeking around the corner (YAY!), and with it comes the madness many of us have been waiting for! The NCAA Men’s basketball Division 1 tournament starts TONIGHT with 4 teams set to take center court in Dayton, OH. (For the record, I filled out my brackets and I have the 2 final teams as North Carolina & Gonzaga. Let’s go, Tar Heels!) As a Vermonter, READ THE REST….

Alpine SnowGuards Returns from the International Roofing Expo

IRE 2014  – What a show! With our destination, the 2014 International Roofing Expo set in our sights, we flew out of Burlington, Vermont the afternoon of Tuesday, February 25th.  Lately we have had some pretty decent snow storms in our neck of the woods, so flying from Burlington thru Philadelphia en route to Vegas, while seemingly straight-forward, also gave us some qualms (Burlington to Philly flights are notorious READ THE REST….