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I have a super-insulated home with shed style roof with a 2:12 pitch. Currently the snow stays on my roof without any issues, it's built to withstand the weight and has a glued down water barrier over the entire roof. However, my roof is now 20 years old and I need to replace it. If I install a metal roof, all the snow will fall off on an area I don't want it to fall on. 1) is there a way to keep the snow on the roof? 2) are there issues installing it on a shed style roof - is there some sort of cap over the top front so water doesn't get it? thnx
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
A snow fence or rail could be installed near the bottom edge of the roof to prevent the snow from sliding. Ideally, this will be attached to the seams so that the panels can still move some with thermal change. On a shed roof, yes, there should be flashing at the top of the roof.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
+1 Snow retention is quite easy on standing seam and works very well. What type of snow loads are we talking about?

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