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I am attaching pictures of my new construction standing seam metal roof install. I am wondering if the “flaws” that I preceive are to be expected or if my metal roof was not properly installed. I don’t want to bias your opinion or feedback but the first crew that was sent to install the roof installed a portion of it and then were taken off the job. The second crew then removed the panels that the first crew had installed.
I really appreciate your feedback.
There is oil canning and some ripples. I would suggest discussing with your contractor to see if they can identify the reasons. It may be an optical illusion caused by the angle of the image, but I am also a little concerned about the bottom of the valley and where water is going. Is there a product manufacturer involved you can go to with questions?
Thank you for your response. The roof was purchased through Union Corrugating. I will call them tomorrow and see if they can send someone out to inspect the roof. Is that what you would suggest?
I am not sure if I included a picture of this but I was also wondering if it is common and or acceptable for the roof to be rusting already at points (edges of patio, for example) where the metal was cut and then left exposed
I feel it would be good if the manufacturer can come see the roof and provide some input. Ripples in the metal can occur for several reasons. Perhaps the most common reason is unevenness in the roof deck. But there are other reasons as well. They should be able to help figure out what has happened. Additionally, of course, there is only so much I can see in a few photos.
I would not expect red rust to be occurring on a recent installation. It sounds like perhaps the edge cuts were not made well. The manufacturer should be able to shed light on that as well.
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