Snapa Gable Glazing Bars are a perfect budget solution for finishing the edge of a polycarbonate sheets on a wide range of DIY and commercial roofing projects, such as lean to roofs, pergola roofs, gazebos roofs and more!
For a higher quality aluminium glazing bar that can used with any thickness of glass or glazing then take a look at our Alukap-XR Aluminium glazing bars. Our Alukap-XR Bar range is best for thicker sheets like our Axiome 35mm Multiwall Polycarbonate Sheets.
Why is a Gable Bar needed on a roof?
The installation of a gable bar is a necessity when build a lean to, or similar, polycarbonate roof as it have protect the fixings at the two outside edges or gables and reduces the risk of side wind uplift. By correctly installing a gable bar you can extend the life expectancy of your roof and create a stronger installation.
We designed the Snapa gable bar to be the words first snap fix gable bar which removed the need for fiddley trims or 3 part bars that are hard to fit once up at roof height!
How many bar end caps does a Snapa Gable bar come with?
All Snapa roof glazing bars come with one end cap per bar purchased. If you are building a freestanding or fully open structure then you can purchase additional Snapa Snap Fix Glazing Bar End Caps for the other side.
Snapa Gable Bars work with a simple snap-fix connection offering fast installation great for a wide range of DIY projects including carports, lean to's and decking covers.
What glazing bar is used if my roof abuts to a side wall?
If your roof has a side wall abutting up to it then you would use our Snapa Wall Glazing Bar on the gables of your roof instead. The Snapa Wall Bar is similar but instead has a vertical outer trim going up to create a smooth surface to flash to against the wall.
As with the Snapa snap fix glazing bar, this is also a two part glazing bar making it easy to install.
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Snapa Polycarbonate Glazing Bars are easy to install with a simple snap fix so are ideal for pergolas, lean-to, gazebos and more! Click our Snapa Glazing Bar Installation Guide above to view our latest fitting instructions for installing your Snapa Snap Fix Glazing Bars.
Our installer friendly Snapa Glazing Bars are designed for installation with our Axiome Polycarbonate Roofing Sheets and are most commonly used with our 10mm, 16mm and 25mm polycarbonate sheet thicknesses.
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