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Would a corregated style metal roof be more likely to retain snow than a standing seam metal roof? My new home being built is on a narrow lot with close by neighbors (5 foot setbacks) and my contractor is worried about snow avalanches damaging neighbor property or worse.... The roof has opposing sheds in the front (with clerestory) and a gable in the back. The pitch on the front right side is 7/12 spanning over 15 feet. The pitch on the other three portions of the roof is 4/12, spanning over 15 feet each also.
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
Right off hand I'd say that if it's critical to not have snow sliding then no matter what type of roof you install (metal or otherwise) you will need to use a snow retention device.

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