SNOW GUARD DESIGN
WHY SO MANY QUESTIONS – Dave Kowch February 2019 Snow Guard design is dependent on a multitude of variables which need to be taken into consideration when designing and installing a snow guard system which is why we ask so many questions. “Snow loads on roofs vary according to geographical location (climate), site exposure, shape […]
S-5! Solar Attachments
DID YOU KNOW Sky Products Ltd started out in the Solar Industry back in 2010 supplying thousands of non-penetrating S-5! Solar Attachments across Ontario. Over the years Sky Products Ltd has become a leader in the Snow Retention/Snow Guard industry across Canada and has developed key relationships in the Metal Roof Industry. As the original […]
Non-Penetrating Rooftop Mounting
Word of the Week: What is Non-Penetrating Rooftop Mounting? Original by Kimberly Reichert on Feb 6, 2019 9:16:26 AM posted with permissions www.s-5.com Sky Products Ltd is the original and largest stocking S-5! Distributor in Canada.For more information about S-5! Standing Seam Clamps and Snow Guards in Canada contact Sky Products Ltd www.design.localadpower.com/SkyProducts-v3/wp-old In the metal roofing […]
Standing Seam vs. Exposed Fastener Metal Roofs
Originally Posted by Kimberly Reichert on Dec 19, 2018 12:28:39 PM https://tinyurl.com/yc6k7crd reposted with permissions – www.s-5.com A metal roof is a metal roof, right? WRONG. Standing seam and exposed fastener roofs may both be metal and may even serve similar purposes, but the two styles are very different indeed. Standing Seam Roof Let’s start with […]
What Type of Snow Guard is On Your Metal Roof? Choose The Right Way!
reposted with permission – original post can be found at http://blog.s-5.com/blog/what-snow-guard-is-on-your-metal-roof Sky Products Ltd and S-5! Metal Roof Attachments. Sky Products Ltd has been a proud stocking distributor of S-5! since 2010 and since then has grown to be the number one source in Canada for anything S-5!. With the newest update to the National Building Code […]
What is the Best Way to Mount Snow Retention to a Metal Roof?
posted with permissions. Clamp Mounted vs Structure Attachment vs Stick-On Snow Retention Solutions Metal roofs are a smart decision. But with metal roofs, you must consider the risk of roof top avalanches. A quality snow retention system will help you maintain your roof, avoid personal and property damage, and efficiently and safely allow snow to […]
Malco Hand Seamers and Tongs -Sky Products LTD
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Snow Retention System – Technical Bulletin from MCA
SNOW RETENTION (SNOW GUARDS) Snow Retention System: (Syn: Snow-Guard System) A series of unitized snow-guard devices or continuous assemblies installed for the purpose of retaining snow on a roof and allow the snow to evacuate slowly via thaw and sublimation rather than suddenly and unexpectedly via rooftop avalanche. WHO IS THE MCA (METAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION) […]
What is a “Factor of Safety” for snow guards?
Snow Guards and Factor of Safety A great article about “Factor of Safety” for snow guard. Wondering what is meant by “Factor of Safety”, read the article and find out why S-5! is the number one choice for snow guards. http://blog.s-5.com/blog/s-5-factor-of-safety-for-snow-guards Why choose Sky Products for Snow Guard Projects Sky Products specializes in snow guards and is the […]
Two-pipe snow guard system
TWO PIPE SNOW GUARD SYSTEM – When to use it. article originally post on S-5! – http://blog.s-5.com/blog/snowguardsonmetalroofs-0 reposted with permissions When it comes to snow guards, there is a common perception that “more is better”, such as “two pipes are better than one” and “three are better than two”. Many believe that because a […]