Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Snow guard

Pipe system

Snow birds

A device or series of devices attached to the roof in a pattern that attempts to hold the snow in place, thus preventing sudden snow or ice slides from the roof

Other commonly used names and terms for snow guards include:

Examples from Buffalo:

Photos and their arrangement 2018 Chuck LaChiusa
| ...Home Page ...| ..Buffalo Architecture Index...| ..Buffalo History Index... .|....E-Mail ...| ..