Low slope metal roof

Guest User
5/11/2013
I am considering putting a metal roof on a 2.6 by 12 slope.I have received three quotes. Two quotes are suggestion 1.75 snap lock standing seam over a high temperature covering applied directly to the plywood. The roof has a small attic with good ventilation. One contractor suggested covering the roof in resin paper, attaching 3x5" purlins every two feet and attaching the roof on top. This extra step adds cost. Is it worth it?
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
5/12/2013
I am assuming by "good ventilation" you mean that there are intake and exhaust vents. If that is the case then I think you will be okay with one of the first two proposals. Always check contractor references and go look at past work. Make certain that the metal roof panel they are installing is approved for roofs of that low of pitch.
Info @windowsonwashington.net
An informed customer is our best customer.
5/12/2013
+1 Post up a picture if you can. Vet your contractors as well.

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