Guest User
6/19/2003
Where might I find specs. for a typical instulation of a metal roof. I am looking for mim. pitch of a roof, flashing requirements, enderlayment material, etc. Thank you
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
6/20/2003
These things all vary based upon the profile of the roof you purchase. However, generally, expect a 3:12 minimum pitch. Flashings should be designed for permanence and minimal dependence on sealants. Many manufacturers offer numerous pre-formed flashings. Underlayment varies but is typically a minimum 30-pound felt. Once you find some products you like, inquire with the manufacturers for more installation details.
Guest User
6/21/2003
The manufacture offers no specs. as to how to use his metal roofing material. I have some areas that are less than the 3/12. Is their a standard or rule of thumb for dealing with this type of instillation ? I want to use the same material on an ( close to flat ) area that will tie into the rest of the house. Should I use a valley metal material where the two roofs will meet? Thank you Ben
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
6/22/2003
Most products will have performance problems when used below a 3:12. I would not do it unless your product is specifically rated for a lower pitch. Not to be crass but if the manufacturer doesn't have these types of directions for their product, then I would really question how serious they are about this business and I would find another product and manufacturer. When two roofs meet at a right angle, a matching pre-formed valley pan should be used or you can field form something out of matching metal. When two roofs join which run parallel one to another, that is a pitch change and it requires a custom flashing.
Guest User
6/24/2003
Is it possible to send you a photo of the area I have in question ? If so, please forward your e-mail address. Thank you, Ben
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
6/24/2003
Sure! Feel free to email to me at [email protected]
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