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Seam Mounted Snow Guards

Individual seam-mounted snow guards and clamp-on snow rails are a type of snow retention system designed to attach directly to the seams of metal roofs. These snow guards are specifically engineered for concealed fastener type metal roofing systems to prevent snow and ice from sliding off the roof all at once.

Seam Mount Considerations

Seam Mounted Guards Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our seam-mounted snow guards only retain snow. Never use a snow guard or rail system as a tie-off point for fall protection. If you're searching for a dependable and speedy fall prevention solution, we suggest checking into the RidgePro.

Our seam-mounted snow guards attach to the roof with cupped-tip stainless steel set screws that form a posi-lock attachment. Superior strength without panel penetration comes from this tried-and-true set screw design. Our cupped tip set screws only need 90 in-lbs of torque (not foot-pounds), while the competition needs up to 150 in-lbs.

Please refer to our spacing guideline page for more information about the layout of your snow guard system. These free, user-friendly guides include diagrams and brief descriptions of the recommended spacing for roof pitches and seam spacing configurations.

SnoCleat RC and RCT snow guards are compatible with most of today's popular standing seam panels. You should use the SnoCleat RCT when employing a Bulb Seam or T-seam panel for your project. See our panel compatibility list for more information on installing these guards with different panel types.

The SnoBar system consists of a hollow, 1" x 1" square tube constructed of Gator Shield-coated galvanized steel. The ColorBar system uses an extruded 6061-T6 aluminum bar with room for a color strip. Both systems can be ordered online or over the phone in either a mill finish or a powder-coated finish. Due to its superior strength, only the ColorBar can span panels wider than 24".


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    Lifetime Warranty

    All of our snow guard and snow retention products come with a life time warranty. See Warranty Policy.
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    All of our snow guard and snow retention products are made right here in America.
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