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BUILT UP ROOFS - home
CLAY TILE ROOFING - home
COLD WEATHER ROOF TROUBLE
DEBRIS STAINING on ROOFS
DECKS, ROOFTOP CONSTRUCTION
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FIBER-WOOD & FIBERBOARD ROOFING
FIRE RATINGS for ROOF SURFACES
FLASHING on BUILDINGS - home
FLAT ROOF MOISTURE & CONDENSATION
HAIL DAMAGED SHINGLES
HEAT TAPES & CABLES for ROOF ICE DAMS
HOT ROOF DESIGNS: UN-VENTED ROOFS
ICE DAM PREVENTION on ROOFS
ROOF DIAGNOSIS & REPAIR - home
LOW SLOPE ROOFING - home
MASONITE WOODRUF FIBERBOARD ROOFING
MEMBRANE & SINGLE PLY ROOFS
METAL ROOFING - home
MODIFIED BITUMEN ROOFING
NOISE CONTROL for ROOFS
PLASTIC ROOFING TYPES
PVC, EPDM, RUBBER ROOFING
ROLL ROOFING, ASPHALT
ROOF ARCHITECTURAL STYLES - PHOTOS
ROOF CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS
ROOF COLOR RECOMMENDATIONS
ROOF INSPECTION SAFETY & LIMITS
ROOF NOISE TRANSMISSION
ROOF REPLACEMENT SNAFUs
ROOF SLOPE DEFINITIONS
ROOFING CONTRACTOR SELECTION
ROOFING MATERIALS, Age, Types
SLATE ROOFING - home
SNOW GUARDS & SNOW BRAKES
STAIN DIAGNOSIS on ROOFS
STANDARDS for ROOFING
STRESS SKIN INSULATED PANELS
TEST LABS - ROOF SHINGLE
TILE ROOFING - home
TRUSS UPLIFT, ROOF
TRUSSES, FLOOR & ROOF
UNDERLAYMENT REQUIREMENTS on ROOFS
VENTILATION, ROOF SPECIFICATIONS - home
WALK-ON ROOF SURFACES
WARRANTIES for ROOF SHINGLES
WIND DAMAGE to ROOFS
WOOD SHAKE & SHINGLE ROOFING - home
Snow guard layout & spacing on all roofs. This article describes how to lay out the snow retainer or guard pattern on a roof in order to provide an effective snow retention system. Spacing requirements for snow retention devices vary depending on the roof slope or pitch. We give recommended side spacing between individual snow guard devices & we discuss an important consideration to avoid structural damage: how far up the roof from the eaves should the first row of snow guards begin.
This article series illustrates types of snow guards or snow brakes or other snow retention devices used on metal, rubber, asphalt, and slate roofs.
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Experts point out that for the placement of individual snow guards (as opposed to long horizontal snow fences or snow brakes) depends on the pitch of the roof. According to Precision Snow-Guards
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Snow Guard Row Location: where to place the rows, how to prevent structural damage from accumulated weight of ice & snow
In addition to installing one or more staggered sets of snow guards "across the lower roof edge" with quantity and spacing varying by roof slope (discussed above), we'd like to know how far back from the lower roof edge or eaves should the first row of snow guards begin and how many feet of space should be provided between banks of snow guards on larger roofs with multiple installations of snow guard products.
Individual snow guard mounting methods vary depending on the roof covering material. All snow retention systems use one of these methods to provide snow and ice retention for building roofs.
In short the methods are:
Continue reading at SNOW GUARD BUILDING CODES? or select a topic from the More Reading links shown below.
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