Andy Near
12/26/2008
I was wondering if anybody knew of any kind of system that connects to standing seam roof to work off of for siding or detailed areas. We just did three 2 and 3 story houses that were not able to have machinery or lifts used (landscaping or terrain). We have been jacking off of walls or connecting to ribs. Was wondering if there were any specials jacks or scaffold. Andy, Empire Contractors
Guest User
12/26/2008
We use snap lock 16" wide panels. we make wooden ladders out of 2x2's or 2x4's with rungs about 18" apart that fit right between the seams. Then we clamp the edge of the ladder to a seam with visegrips. we put a small piece of wood on the other side of the seam to protect the seam. The ladders are 6-8' long and we can stage these to do siding after roof is installed. 2or 3 visegrips are used depending on the pitch of the roof.
Guest User
12/27/2008
I had the same problem. What I ended up doing is taking duckbill visegrips and welding a common 2x6 roof jack to it. We used this on 1 1/2"
Guest User
12/27/2008
standing seam. A 2x4 fit perfect into it. This was also on a 3 story 10/12 pitch. I was able to set enough jacks to put in a board then you can reah over and move across the roof latterally
Paul Hogan Jr
3/5/2011
There is a new product from 2010 metalcon standing seam clamp on roof jack expensive but very cool design www.metalplusllc.com check it out if you havn't already.
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