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EDUCATION > Did You Know? > Roofing > Snow Retention

Snow Retention

Snow-Retention-Guards-Clamps-Bars.jpgWhy use snow retention?
  • To reduce potential damage to surrounding elements
–  Plants, property, pedestrians, roof top units, and flashing assemblies
  • Also used for water management to prevent ice dams at valley areas of roof

Considerations
  • Proper torque setting of clamp
  • Retrofit projects with snow retention
–   Recommended to remove ridge caps to assure the metal roof panels are properly installed and fastened