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Other stories by Rob Haddock

  • Fastening Metal Roofing

    Could fasteners being driven through the valleys of the metal corrugation be the cause of a leaky roof?

  • Q&A: Life Expectancy of Metal Roofs

    Q. We're working on a 120-year-old house that still has its original standing-seam metal roof. A roof painter told the owner that this roof has 50 years of useful life left. Can a metal roof really last 170 years?

  • Sealing and Flashing Metal Roofs

    Proper treatment of edges, terminations, and penetrations is key to a leak-free metal roof. Here are the critical details.

  • Q&A: Metal Roofs in High Winds

    Q: We build along the coast in North Carolina, which is considered a high-wind zone with gusts up to 120 mph. We’re interested in using standing-seam metal roofing panels, but we are concerned about blow-offs. Can you tell us what details and panel specifications we should require from our roofing...

  • Low-Cost Metal Roofing

    A metal roof specialist describes how to select the right agricultural-style roof panels for residential use.