DualGard™

A Two-Pipe Metal Roof Snow Guard System for Standing Seam or Exposed-Fastener Metal Roofs

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Is DualGard the Right Choice for Your Project?

DualGard is a two-pipe, 1” dia, (25 mm), aluminum, snow bar system that can be powder-coated or anodized to match your roof if desired. It can be used on almost any standing seam metal roof, in addition to corrugated and most trapezoidal exposed-fastened roof profiles.

For standing seam metal roofs, DualGard utilizes two S-5! Mini clamps, providing a broad base of attachment for extra holding strength when compared with other two-pipe systems. 

For exposed-fastened profiles, DualGard uses the CorruBracket, providing you versatile mounting options (requires a deck below). (Also see VersaGard). 

Benefits:

  • Compatible with almost all metal roof types and profiles using S-5! clamps or brackets
  • Can be color-finished (anodized or powder-coated) to match the roof
  • Low-cost, job-specific P.E. wet stamp available for standing seam applications 
  • Engineer a system for any site-specific roof with the online S-5! Snow Guard Calculator
  • Be sure to check out the many other benefits on the snow guard overview page

Pricing Starts at about $8.50 per linear foot of assembly

*Pricing above is in USD. Prices vary based on region and other factors. Pricing improves with order quantity. Broken boxes may be subject to handling charges. Call your Authorized S-5! Distributor for current pricing.

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DualGard Features:

  • One-inch diameter, two-pipe system
  • Two anchor points per DualGard bracket, reducing moment arm for added strength
  • Can be used with CorruBracket™
  • DualGard bracket design provides lateral stability
  • Be sure to check out the many other features on the snow guard overview page

DualGard Works for the Following Roofs:

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Standing Seam

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Corrugated

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Some Trapezoidal

DualGard™ Components

The specific components, quantities and costs for your system are dependent upon calculating your particular system through our Snow Guard Calculator. 

* MSRP is in U.S.D. based on 1 Master Box piece price in U.S./CAN regions. Prices may vary in other regions. Call your local distributor for pricing.

DualGard Bracket

Bracket securing crossmembers to clamps. Specially designed for lateral system stability.

 

 

DualPipe™

1” diameter 6,000 series aluminum pipe crossmember with ⅛” wall. 

DualPipe comes with DualGard Splice.

Installs in 8' lengths.

DualClip™

Retards migration of snow and ice beneath crossmembers. Optional with user discretion but recommended on seam heights of 2” and greater. DualClip can be assembled to crossmember during or following system installation.

This component is available in two sizes to accommodate various seam height dimensions.

 

DualGard Splice

Connects adjacent 1” pipes for continuity. Splice automatically provides for thermal linear expansion and contraction of the DualGard assembly.

Splice comes with DualPipe.

DualCollar™

Installed on DualPipe at the ends of an assembly, locking DualPipe in place and preventing it from shifting.

DualGard Endcaps

Endcaps keep rain, dirt or debris out of the pipes. DualCollars and EndCaps are packaged together.

Compatible S-5! Mini Clamp

For use on standing seam profiles. See individual pages to select the best attachment solution for your metal roof profile.

CorruBracket™

For system attachment to exposed-fastened roofs with a deck below. Configurations and dimensions of these roof profiles widely vary. See CorruBracket page for critical dimensions to ensure proper fit.

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FAQs

When should SnoClips™, X-Clips™ or DualClips™ be used, and how many are needed?
Why is it a bad idea to put snow guards over doorways only?
Should the snow retention system be customized to the job?
Why S-5! clamps?
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