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Experts Weigh in On the Value of Roof Snow Guards for your Home

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By John Smith posted July 30, 2015

Whenever you work towards the installation of roof snow guards, be sure you don't go for it alone. Accidents happen all the time, so it will be best if you grab your buddy (a spouse will do) to assist you and thereby avoid an emergency. It can be dangerous to allow ice and snow to build up on your roof.  It can cause formations that can bring harm to the roof. You can prevent ice build up by installing drip, rain or ice shields on your own roof. Good ventilation will even greatly improve the situation. What's more, the installation of roof snow guards can greatly decrease risk to the home associated with high snowfall environments.

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Sometimes random contractors can look for work on the tail of a big storm. Make sure that they have supporting documentation  and licensing to prove they're legitimate. Not sure about someone? Check the area code on their phone to determine how far away they are, and call their references.

Now have you figured out more details on roofing? You need to and you need to also be able to start out planning your roofing project. Hire the best contractor for your needs, and make sure that you are receiving a high-notch roof. Begin using these tips when constructing your plan.


Whenever a roofingsalesman throws a high-pressure pitch at you, it’s time to end the conversation. These people are typically shady and try to cause you to sign an agreement containing you losing on things so it’s a great idea to not allow yourself to do business with them.


When picking a rooferto be effective on the home, be sure they have got insurance. If they have this insurance, you will find a pretty good chance he is reliable. Insurancecoverage is necessary to cover any accidents that may happen while your roof has been repaired.


Never spend the money for full price up front. Although paying approximately 25% of your cost upfront can be necessary, avoid paying over this amount. You wouldn’t desire them to carry out less work than you anticipated.


Your roof’s age could mean if this needs replacing. Roofs have, generally, about 2 decades of life within them. Therefore, after your roof reaches this age, you should replace it in order to prevent damage to your property.


Safety ought to be your first priority. Certainly, roofing can prove rather dangerous. Don't be in a big hurry. When the local weather conditions are unfavorable, use it off until an improved day. It isn't worth dying over! You need to know what you really are doing and also be safe regarding it.


  • "The snow guards we provide are attached in a geometric configuration that creates resistence that will hold the snow 'slab' in place and provides a barrier beyond which the snow slab won't slide," says Kerry Mathews, president of HOMEPROTECT. "Using both snow guards and snow fences gives your project a comlpete snow retention system that has the appearance of professional safety that you require."

    Kerry Mathews
    President, HOMEPROTECT
  • "If you live in an area subject to significant snowfall or ice buildups, snow guards are crucial for your metal roof," says Joey Center with Carpool Roofscapes. "Snow guards help prevent melting snow and ice from 'cascading' down in one solid peice, which can cause damage and injury to propert or people underneath."

    JOEY C.
    Contractor,Carpool Roofscapes
  • Don't let sizzling summer weather distract you from the reality of hellish winter snowstorms. There is no better time to have snowguards retrofitted to your roof than now ... long before this coming winter.


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