This Ohio-based manufacturer recently introduced the "Snow-Shield," which helps eliminate cracked or broken snow guards on roofs caused when snow slides occur. It can be made from the same metal as the roof system in many cases, allowing for virtually invisible installation. The Snow-Shield is available in Kynar-coated metal (steel, galvalume or aluminum), bare galvalume, mill-finished aluminum or copper.

Metal Worx Systems, Inc.; 888/792-5707.