Mounting Satellite Dishes To Metal Roofs: The Ultimate Guide

Mounting Satellite Dishes To Metal Roofs: The Ultimate Guide

Posted by Howie Scarboro - CEO Fall Protection Distributors, LLC on Feb 1st 2024

Are you seeking seamless integration of your satellite dish onto your metal roof, including the innovative Starlink model? Look no further! This comprehensive guide equips you with the knowledge and tools to navigate both DIY projects and professional installations, ensuring a secure and reliable setup regardless of your roof type.

Standing Seam Roofs: SataMount with RCT Clamps

Satellite dish mounted to a standing seam metal roof with a Satamount kit.

Standing seam roofs, characterized by raised seam and superior watertightness, require specialized solutions to avoid roof penetrations. Enter the  SataMount with RCT Clamps:

Unwavering Stability: Embrace peace of mind with the robust RoofClamp RCT clamps, engineered to firmly grip your raised seams and offer exceptional grip for even heavy-duty satellite dishes and Starlink setups.

Satamount kit for mounting satellite dishes onto standing seam metal roofs.

Weatherproof Champion: Rest assured knowing the Defender-coated P1000T 27" Unistrut channels can withstand the harshest weather, guaranteeing long-lasting performance year after year.

Adaptable Design: No need to worry about compatibility limitations. The Unistrut channels cater to standing seam metal panels spaced up to 24" apart, providing broad adaptability.

Satamount parts diagram.

Impressive Load Capacity: With a staggering 1,690 pounds per strut support capacity, SataMount RCT confidently handles even the most demanding setups.

Beyond Standing Seam: SataMount MRM For  Metal Roof Styles With Exposed Fasteners

For roofs with exposed fasteners or other non-standing seam designs, the  SataMount MRM solution rises to the challenge:

SataMount MRM mount for Starlink satellite dishes on metal roofs.

Secure Screw-Down Brackets: This innovative system prioritizes a clean and reliable installation through its robust screw-down brackets, forming a strong connection without compromising your roof's integrity. Multiple fasteners that secure the mounts directly down to the structure of the roof create the industry’s strongest mounting system.

SataMount SataBracket for mounting satellite dishes to exposed fastener metal roofs.

Universal Compatibility: Experience unmatched versatility as SataMount caters to a wide range of metal roof types beyond standing seam, accommodating your specific needs.

Seamless Integration: Maintain the aesthetics of your roof with the low-profile design, ensuring optimal functionality without visual distractions.

SataMount MRM image showing all components included with the kit.

Starlink-Ready: Enjoy worry-free compatibility with Starlink, guaranteeing flawless operation and exceptional signal reception.

Additional Considerations for a Successful Installation

While both SataMount solutions are designed for user-friendliness, prioritize safety by following recommended guidelines when working on your roof. If unsure about your DIY skills or dealing with complex roof types, consider seeking professional installation. Additionally, remember to check for any local regulations or permits required for satellite dish installation in your area. Always use fall protection when working on your roof.

Embrace Confidence with SataMount: Your Trusted Partner

At SataMount, we are dedicated to providing the industry's leading solutions for mounting satellite dishes on metal roofs. Whether you have a standing seam roof or another metal roof type, our  SataMount RCT and SataMount MRM products cater to your specific needs. We value durability, ease of installation, and respect for your roof's integrity. Contact us today to discuss your requirements and experience the SataMount difference!

Howie Scarboro, C.E.O. and co-founder of Fall Protection Distributors, L.L.C., recognized the need for continued improvements in roofing safety during the 2010 MetalCon show in Las Vegas. He joined forces with SnoBlox-Snojax, a leader in snow retention and seam clamping technology for metal roofs, to create the SSRA1 prototype. Tested by Gravitec for OSHA/ANSI certifications, the SSRA1 proved to be the industry's lightest, most robust, and most universal-fit anchor point for standing seam roofs. Fall Protection Distributors, L.L.C. was born in 2015, shaping the future of fall protection and instilling confidence in the industry.