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We have the largest selection of snow retention systems for roofs available on the internet at the Snow Guard Warehouse!

Berger has over 100 years of experience in manufacturing one of the most complete lines of snow retention products with a guard to fit nearly any type of roofing & budget, including slate, shake, tile, shingle & metal roof surfaces.

Berger offers the most extensive selection of snow guards for virtually any type of residential or commercial roof, including metal, slate, shingle and cedar. They are designed to reduce large sheets of snow and ice from avalanching off a sloped roof and causing extensive damage to property and pedestrians. Berger Snow Guards are available in copper, stainless steel, bronze, galvanized iron, clear polycarbonate, and in a wide variety of stamped patterns and ornamental castings. Berger also owns Mullane Snow Guards.

Not sure what snow guard to use? We provide a FREE Custom Layout Design Service which includes our recommendation based on the information you provide on our request form.

Features & Benefits
     •  Help avoid costly insurance claims due to
        avalanching snow and ice
     •  Help prevent ice damming at roof's edge
     •  Help prevent damage to gutters
      •  Many styles to suit residential and commercial roofs


Our technical advisors can answer many installation questions over the phone, or by Email. For a detailed installation recommendation, a roof plan, with relevant elevations is requested, in order to properly determine quantity and placement of the specified product. Telephone: 800-523-8852 x 114 | Email: | Facsimile: +1 215-355-1023

Installation Recommendations:

Mullane Models 100S, 200S & 300S

Mullane Model 100S Snow Guards for Slate Roofs____ Mullane Model 200S Snow Guards for Slate Roofs____ Mullane Model 300S Snow Guards for Slate Roofs

The following recommendation is for a typical application, slate size 12 inches x 18 inches, with a 7.5 inches exposure, and a roof pitch of 12/12 (45 degrees Fahrenheit) This is a typical example, and can be used and adjusted for differing conditions such as high snow loads, or drifting conditions. For this example, the rafter length is 18 feet.

Guards shall be installed in horizontal rows parallel to the eave. The first row shall be installed on the third course of slate, and spaced no more the 24 inches apart in the rows. Subsequent rows shall be spaced 30 inches vertically (4th slate course) and the guards offset 12 inches from the course below. Install 6 horizontal rows. The preceding technical information is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the manufacturer's recommendations for a particular project. We will provide layouts upon receipt of roof plan with elevations. Manufacturer is not responsible for improper installation, or installation in insufficient quantities.


Berger Building Products, Inc (BBPI) warrants that the products it manufactures shall be free from material defects. Should any of the products prove defective, the obligation of BBPI under this warranty shall be limited to replacement of the defective product or at our option the cost of the product originally shipped by Berger. This warranty is expressly in lieu of all other warranties expressed or implied including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. There are no warranties, which extend beyond the description on the face hereof. BBPI in no event, whether claim is based on warranties, contract negligence or otherwise, is liable for incidental or consequential damages. Berger Building Products, Inc (BBPI) will not be responsible for misapplication or modification of product, incorrect material or defects that were obvious at time of installation. Any consequential damage, schedule delays, additional labor, and or equipment rental costs will not be BBPI responsibility. Any BBPI product warranty claim is limited solely to Berger Building Products, Inc.

Berger Brothers Snow Guard Layout

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