Where should the fasteners be placed on a metal roofing panel - in the ridges, or in the valleys?
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?
Proper treatment of edges, terminations, and penetrations is key to a leak-free metal roof. Here are the critical details.
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 subs before accepting a bid?
A metal roof specialist describes how to select the right agricultural-style roof panels for residential use.