Metal roof panels – Metal roofing is a roofing system which aims to protect a structure from the elements. Install metal panels requires careful attention to detail in order to prevent the creation of leaks at the fastening points. Improper installation can cost time and money to repair. Mistakes may void the warranty as well as written instructions should be kept close and strict. It is a good idea to establish a rubber membrane of the panels that will be installed. While it is not essential in the open houses, it shows that an additional moisture barrier.
When preparing to mark any measurements on the metal roof panels, do not use a pencil. The graphite in the pencil will because corrosion begins in an area mark, risking premature damage to the system. Instead, place masking tape in the selected area and mark on the tape, remove it when it is not needed. Be sure to measure the roof and calculate the number of panels that will be required to extend the field
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Have the necessary tools at hand. In general, a chalk line, tape measure, metal cutters, screwdrivers, hammers and frequent gun will get the job done. If any of the metal roof panels need to be cut, use a circular saw with an abrasive blade.