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Snow Guards: What They Are and How To Use Them

Apr 5th 2019

What are snow guards? A snow guard is a device that helps ensure that large sheets of snow or ice don’t fall from one surface to a lower one. By installing a snow guard, you can prevent personal injury and property damage.

While all roofing materials can heat in the sun, metal roofs are particularly prone to heating, which can destabilize the snow or ice on your roof and lead to an avalanche. This is why snow guards are mostly commonly installed on metal roofs, although they can also be installed on any kind of roof--e.g., shingle, tile, or slate roofs, and even solar panels.

Snow guards are normally designed to fit any existing roof material, and they come in a variety of colors, enabling the guard to match the building. We offer snow guards in a colors like green, medium bronze, blue, copper, black, dark gray, light gray, red, white, patina and sandstone.

A snow guard may seem like an unnecessary expense, but if it prevents property damage or personal injury, it can save you a lot of money over the long-term. The cost of snow guard installation depends on the size of your roof and your individual requirements.

The snow guards by Snoblox-Snojax are built in accordance with international standards, offer a universal fit and are very easy to install. Snow guards provide an affordable solution to the challenges of snow and ice sliding off a metal roof.

Made only in America, Snoblox-Snojax snow guards are one of our best-selling snow guards, and they are extremely popular with homeowners and commercial roofers.