When buying roof snow guards, many different factors must be considered, so selecting the product isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition. Important factors to consider include annual snow load, roof style and roof pitch.
Types of Snow Guards
Clamp-on guards are ideal for property owners who have a standing seam metal roof. These are also the most popular type of snow guards, as they do not penetrate the roof, but attach mechanically, giving the guards a lot of strength. You are also able to attach them during any season.
For pad style snow guards, you have two different options for attachment: adhesive and mechanical. The first does not penetrate the roof, while the second may be attached year round.
If you have never purchased snow guards previously, consult professionals who have experience in installing them. It’s also important to be aware of the type of roof you have, as some, such as…
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