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Rooftop Snow Retention Products And Guarantees

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As a leading authority on rooftop snow management systems, Brian Stearns, founder and president of Alpine SnowGuards, addresses a frequently asked question: Can a snow guard manufacturer guarantee that their snow retention device will retain all snow and ice on a roof top?

Check out Brian's insightful and entertaining blog post on Alpine's website, as he uses his decades of experience to describe - with a variety of illustrations - how various types of snow management products work. And, of course, he answers the question about guarantees.

To read Brian Stearns' blog post, click here.

Brian Stearns is president of Alpine SnowGuards, which he founded in 1993. He has 25-plus years of experience as a slate, tile and standing seam roofing contractor, with historic sites qualifications, and 10 years of experience as a steep slope roofing consultant. The author of "The Slate Book: How to Design, Specify, Install, and Repair a Slate Roof", Stearns is a member of ASTM Committee - E06.55.13, Snow and Ice Accretion. Alpine has a snow guard research facility at its headquarters in Vermont, which includes metal roofing - to view test findings, visit the Alpine SnowGuards blog. To contact Brian, email to brian@alpinesnowguards.com. For more information on Alpine SnowGuards, visit www.alpinesnowguards.com.

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