Snow Time Like Now!!!

Snow Time! Plan Ahead!   It is inevitable, we live in Canada and the snow will be coming! Typically snow guards have been an afterthought once a project has been completed, were missed during the initial scope of work or inadequate snow guards were used and now need to be replaced.  At this point, chances […]

Cheap Snow Guards Now Means Expensive Repairs Later

Snow Guards… don’t they all work the same? Over the years, we have seen our share of “snow guards,” and throughout the years, we have been contacted to fix what some people in the industry call snow guards. What many fail to realize is, a snow guard is an integral part of a metal roof and should […]

Snow Guard Questions

WHY KEEP SNOW ON THE ROOF? When snow avalanches off of a rooftop, it can damage anything in its path! This sudden release of snow can be dramatic—dumping tons of snow all at once. Falling snow forms a temperature-sensitive bond to the surface of a metal roof. As that roof is warmed, whether from the […]

S-5! PV KIT FROM SKY PRODUCTS IN CANADA

S-5! PV KIT The S-5! PV KIT or S-5! Solar Attachment Solution, has gone through some changes over the years but continues to be one of the best ways to attach Solar Panels to a metal roof! Did you know that Sky Product Ltd was the first S-5! Canadian Distributor to stock and sell the […]

S-5! ColorGard Case Study

S-5! Colorgard®  “The installation process alone cut the costs of labor in half because the customer did not have to install 7,000+ screws as previously planned; however, the big take away is by using S-5! ColorGard®, they have future-proofed their new roofs and avoided the headache of roof leaks for years to come.”―Dave Kowch, Business […]

Falling Snow and Ice

Original article posted https://www.simcoe.com/news-story/9806458-danger-of-falling-snow-ice-spurs-safety-fencing-outside-orillia-museum/  Danger of falling snow, ice spurs safety fencing outside Orillia museum Safety fencing erected in front of the Orillia Museum of Art and History will remain in place until a solution is found to prevent snow and ice from sliding off the metal roof and onto the sidewalk below. The fencing […]

S-5!® products in Canada

Sky Products Ltd has been a stocking Canadian Distributor of S-5!® products for 10 years and was recently presented with a Top Distributor Award by S-5!® for sales growth over 25% in 2019! With over 450,000 ft of supplied S-5!® snow guards ranging from Colorgard®, DualGard™ Versagard™ to X-Gard™ and tens of thousands of S-5!® […]

Snow Guards and Metal Roofs

Reposted with permission  – original post https://blog.s-5.com/blog/will-snow-guards-damage-my-metal-roof Posted by Shawn deAngelo on Jan 6, 2020 9:13:50 AM Sky Products has been supplying S-5! products in Canada for 10 years. More articles on S-5! snow guards and clamps available in Canada from Sky Products https://bit.ly/31kU4ag Massive snow accumulation on a roof creates the potential for an unpredictable avalanche-like […]

How Much Load Will S-5! Clamps Hold?

Over the years Sky Products Ltd has been asked; How Much Load Will S-5! Clamps Hold. This is a great question as our clients have an expectation that S-5! clamps will perform as expected. The video link below provides an excellent overview of S-5! clamps and the factors that influence the holding strength. Sky Products […]

Which S-5! Standing Seam Clamp?

www.s-5.com “Which S-5! Standing Seam Clamp do I use on my metal roof?” Over the years we have received many questions about S-5! standing seam clamps and snow guards however that is the most common question. First you need to determine what type of metal roof you have. S-5! Provides various solutions for all metal […]