Guest User
3/26/2003
Todd, I am adding a lean-to on to my barn and am having a debate about the installation of 5V roofing. On each side of a sheet are 2 ridges, on one side the valley between the 2 ridges is flat, on the other it is pointy. When installing the sheets, I have been told to work left to right and to place the flat valley on the left. This would mean the flat valley of sheet number 2 would overlap the pointy valley of sheet number 1. I think i'm obsessing about this but want to do it right. Is there a correct way to do this? Daphne
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
3/26/2003
Hi Daphne! Thanks for the question. I do not think you're obsessing at all. You've made the investment in a metal roof so it only makes sense to make sure it's put down properly. I hate to say this but I am not real familiar with a 5V profile having one flat valley and one pointy valley. The panels I am familiar with have what I would call pointy valleys on both sides. Does one edge of the panel end with the metal on a downward slope and the other end with the metal on a fairly narrow (3/8" - 1/2") flat (horizontal) area? If that is the case, then the edge with the flat area goes on the bottom of the lap and the edge where the metal is on the downward slope goes on top of the lap. Please make sure that you have full detailed instructions from the manufacturer of the roofing and that you follow them. Any manufacturer "worth their salt" will have detailed installation instructions. Please, if I have not been of any help on the lap question, or if any other questions arise, feel free to contact me direct at [email protected] or 1-800-543-8938 ext 201
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
3/26/2003
Oops -- my fingers slipped when I was typing my email address earlier. Sorry. My email is [email protected]
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