The pitch, or steepness of a roof, is a critical factor in determining correct snow guard installation. Higher pitched roofs are more prone to avalanche, and that changes the snow retention requirements.
We have created tools and resources to guide you with the design of your snow retention system. Our snow guard spacing tool will help you determine the right spacing for your snow guards: snowguardspacingtool.com
We have also created this roof pitch chart as a resource for you: