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30Jan 2018
Dual Gard

Clifford A. Fielding Research, Innovation, and Engineering Building S-5!® DualGard™  The Clifford A. Fielding Research, Innovation, and Engineering Building at Laurentian University will have the S-5® DualGard™  snow guard system which was supplied by Sky Products.  Sky Products was involved in the early stage of the project and worked with Yallowega Bélanger Architecture and […]

08Feb 2018

S-5!® LEED Credits S-5!® Products are available from Canada’s largest stocking distributor in Canada web: Materials and Resources LEED Credit 2—Construction Waste Management (1-2 points) The components in S-5! clamps and PV kits are made from 60601 T6 aluminum and 300 series stainless steel hardware. They are fully recyclable at the end of their […]

28Feb 2018

 TWO PIPE SNOW GUARD SYSTEM – When to use it. article originally post on S-5! – 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 […]

08Jun 2018

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. Why choose Sky Products for Snow Guard Projects Sky Products specializes in snow guards and is the […]

03Aug 2018
snow retention

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) […]

13Aug 2018

NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH SKY PRODUCTS LTD MALCO SEAMERS/TONGS Malco Seamer & Tongs line features generous throat depths and openings to handle a broad range of bending and seaming applications. Durable all-cast-steel construction with heavy-duty pivot point assures long service life. Comfortable vinyl cushioned grips facilitate easier one-hand operation. MALCO HAND SEAMERS WITH FORGED JAWS Malco […]

09Oct 2018
Dual Gard

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 […]

09Nov 2018

reposted with permission – original post can be found at 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 […]

20Dec 2018
Cliff Fielding Snow Guard

Originally Posted by Kimberly Reichert on Dec 19, 2018 12:28:39 PM reposted with permissions –   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 […]

06Feb 2019
Colorgard Snow Guard

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 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 In the metal roofing […]