Metal Roof Oil Canning

michelle harrison
oil canning
11/13/2017
We are a residential home builder for over 25 years. We have a new roofer who is installing a standing seam metal roof to a garage. The roof has a terrible amount of oil canning. More than we have even seem. The roofer thinks the cause could be the zip tap seam. Have you ever experienced this problem with zip tape? Thanks
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
11/13/2017
Unless the tape is definitely proud of the sheathing, I haven't see it that much. What is the mil thickness on the tape and how true is the rest of the decking?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
11/14/2017
I have not seen this happen before. Can you post a photo of what is happening? Do the panels show oil canning before they are installed?

If you would like to reply to this thread, please log in. If you do not have an Ask the Experts forum user account, create one here.

Find a Contractor

Get Started Today

Take the first step to increasing the value of your home with a great looking, durable, fire resistant and energy efficient metal roof. Browse our list of qualified MRA Member Roofing Contractors in your area for a free consultation and estimate.