Screw placement on 5V panel.

Guest User
3/23/2005
Should screws be set in the flat of the pan or on the top of the V?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
3/24/2005
I have seen varying specifications on this. Some manufacturers see in the flat, others in the top of the V, others say either is fine. Check with the manufacturer of the product you're installing and do what they say.
Guest User
4/6/2005
I recently replaced my barrel tile roof in Punta Gorda, FL, with white vertical metal roofing. I am VERY disappointed to learn the screws are exposed and not covered. When will the screws show rust? Can this roof be painted sucessfully when this happens?
Allan Reid
Dura-Loc Roofing Systems, Inc.
4/6/2005
Itdepends on the quality of screw that was used. Ask your contractor for info on this and then contact the manufacturer of the roof system to get their opinion. If there is a concern on quality, I would have them replaced with a stainless screw. Atlas Bolt and Fastener makes a screw with a warranty called the Ultimate which has a stainless head and a great capped washer system.
Guest User
8/29/2005
I can offer that I placed my screws in the flats, as recommended by the manufacturer, and I had leaks. I replaced the roof, and demanded that the screws be placed in the peaks, and no roof leaks have developed. My slope is 5/12.
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
8/29/2005
Thanks for the first-hand story!
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
8/29/2005
Thanks for the first-hand story!
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
8/29/2005
Thanks for the first-hand story!
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