Guest User
2/26/2015
Hi. We just had a new metal roof installed using metal shingles. We would think there would be room for expansion and contraction, but when the temperature drops there is loud popping all night from all areas of the roof, the same as when ice cracks, but there is currenlty no snow or ice up there. Keeps me up and frightens the dog. We think we are going to have the same issue in the Summer with expansion. The manufacturer - Edco - never responded with suggestions on how to fix this. Do you think it is where the screws are holding the shingles? Is there anything we can do to provde more slack?
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2/26/2015
Expansion and contraction noises are normal and are more prevalent when the roof is new. This does, in most cases, diminish in time.
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
2/27/2015
Thanks Pat. I agree with Eric but, still, I want to say that this is not something I commonly hear with metal shingles. I would suggest contacting Erv Knoblach at Edco to see if he can't help. Providing photos of the installation may be helpful to him.
Guest User
3/2/2015
Thanks for the information. The temperatures warmed up this weekend and now we have water leaking through our ceiling even though there hasn't been snow up there for over a week. We definitely have water/ice under our brand new roof. We thinks it's leaking from the top cap where they put the vents. The big questions after they come to "fix" the issue, how are we going to know if it's done right the second time? Who can we contact in our area to give us a second opinion on this? We don't think our city inspectors have seen enough metal roofs to know what is right and what is wrong.
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
3/2/2015
Pat, I am curious what type of metal shingle you had installed. That might help me in diagnosing what is going on. There is a possibility that snow has blown in the ridge vent and accumulated though usually the ridge vents have filter material to help discourage that. Any chance you can email me any photos or product information? [email protected]

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