Snow Guards: How to prevent snow from sliding and tearing off gutters.
There is always the potential for sliding snow on metal roofing. The snow can accumulate and suddenly break loose and slide down the roof and tear off the gutters and damage anything in it's path or underneath including you or your family. The roof does not need to be steep for this to occur. We have done repairs where snow slid off a metal roof at a 3/12 pitch. Even though the roof was not steep the snow still slid off,