Guest User
12/14/2009
I just had a standing seam roof installed but the ridge trim looks bad. I've attached a pic and maybe someone can comment. The trim bends at every seam. Did the roofers install it correctly?
F Y
12/15/2009
Hi, I uploaded additional higher-res photos of the ridge trim to Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/fyatx. As you can see, there's basically a wave affect only the ridge. It appears that only foam was inserted underneath the ridge instead of metal closures (I have a closeup pic). Is this an appropriate way to do ridge caps? The ridge that was used is the Mueller CF and AP Ridge Roll Profile #0222 (you can see it in the catalog at http://www.muellerinc.com/downloads/ResidentialTrim_lo.pdf). The panels are Mueller CF panels. Thanks for any feedback. I'd like to be informed enough to walk through this with the roofers. Frank
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
12/19/2009
Normally for these applications I suggest the use of Z Channel as a cleat to attach the cap to rather than exposed fasteners. That avoids any rippling. However, that would also eliminate venting. I would at this point suggest heavier gauge metal for the cap.
Guest User
1/2/2010
It appears they used a closer such as emseal or something simalar. Not a venting material. a heavier material isnt needed just new cap with hems on both sides and a z closer with butyl tape
Doug Hawkins
3/6/2010
z closer seems to be the normal...but it eliminates venting. Sooo...why is it the standard.
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