Tag Archives: snow retention

Metalmaster Roofmaster success story featured

The story of how Metalmaster Roofmaster began as a small gutter and downspout business and grew into one of the largest commercial sheet metal and roofing contractors in North America is told in a six-page article in the March issue … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Gutter Products, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Products, Profiles, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Metal Master Roof Master, Metal Roof Snow Guard, Metalmaster Roofmaster, Roof Attachments, Sno Gem, SnoGem, snow retention | Leave a comment

SnoBlox-Snojax Announces Release of AIA Accredited Online Course

SnoBlox-SnoJax has just released its first training course for the snow retention and metal roof industry.  With a combined 80 years of snow retention experience, the 4 course instructors have created the most comprehensive course on the subject. Pad style, … Read more »

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Sno Gem introduces membrane-coated, pre-skirted snow retention system

Roofing Industry’s First-Ever Membrane-Coated & Pre-Skirted Snow Retention System Sno Gem, Inc.®, a McHenry, Ill.,-based corporation has introduced the roofing industry’s first-ever membrane-coated and pre-skirted continuous bar snow retention system (patent pending) for new construction or retrofit applications. With the … Read more »

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Snobar offers new two-bar system

SnoBar and SnoBlox-Snojax has announced the expansion of the SnoBar line with an all-new patent-pending two-bar snow retention system. This patent-pending system for metal roofs has been developed after years of field and lab research.  The specially designed aluminum brackets … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Frame Building News, Gutter Opportunities, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged bar system, SnoBar, snow guard, snow retention, two-bar system | Leave a comment

Battling snow, ice: Customers expect gutters to keep working

Gutter Opportunities Feb/March 2013

By Mark Ward Sr. / The Swiss are accustomed to snow. “Go to Switzerland, look at a chalet and you’ll see the roof is designed with an eye toward where the snow will slide off,” notes Curtis Middleton, owner of … Read more »

Posted in Featured Magazine, GO Winter 2013, Gutter Opportunities, Gutters, Metal Roofing Magazine | Tagged gutters, snow guards, snow pads, snow retention, snow stops | Leave a comment

2012 Idea Book: Snow Retention for Metal Roofs

Levi’s Nails & Screws New! Levi’s SnowDefender line welcomes Buster. He is a clear polycarbonate lexan 103-112 (3/16-inch thick) commercial grade snow guard for applications where minimal visibility and tough holding power is needed. Buster is UV stable, heavy duty … Read more »

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SnoBlox-Snojax now stocks SnoBar, ColorBar, ColorRail, WindBar

Due to increased market demand for SnoBar and ColorBar snow retention systems, SnoBlox-Snojax and SnoBar have partnered together to reduce pricing and lead times in the US and Canadian markets.  Effective immediately, they now have two full distribution centers and … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, MR April 2012, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged SnoBar, SnoBlox, snow retention | Leave a comment

Roof edge ice solution for high snowload regions

A Denver, Colorado company has designed an efficient solution to commercial and residential roof edge ice problems, with a system it says equals or exceeds the performance of the most effective systems on the market, yet costs less to purchase … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Low Rise Construction, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, New Products, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged hotedge, ice buildup, snow guards, snow melt products, snow retention | Leave a comment

Don’t get snowed: Top 4 snow retention mistakes and how to avoid them

By Howie Scarboro – Snow retention is no longer an art, it has become a science. The laws of physics have to be used when holding back thousands of pounds of potentially damaging snow and ice. Annual property and personal … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, RB December 2011, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Solar | Tagged ice buildup, snow guards, snow melt products, snow retention, snowblox | Leave a comment

Snow Defender 4500 from Levi’s Nails & Screws

• 30 Colors available• Made with 16-gauge type 304 stainless steel• EPDM rubber sealer• Powder coated• 50 pieces / 15 pound box• No caulk needed• Patented• Multiple colors in stockFor Exposed Fastener Panel on 2×4 purlins in the flat position … Read more »

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