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We are in the process of having a standing seam (no exposed fasteners) metal roof installed. Is there a proper way to finish/tuck/seal the exposed edge of the ridge near the hemmed end? Frankly this rough cut end looks like crap and I’m worried about rust.
You want to be careful to not crimp the radius of the actual fold too tightly but normally you'd go in with tongs or a folding tool of the some sort and close up that hem so it's tighter against the starter piece.
Thank you. We are getting them to come re-crimp the hem up tighter where needed. I'm sorry--I was a bit ambiguous with my amateur terminology.
I am concerned about the vertical ridge/seam right at the hemmed edge--where the overlock occurs. Here's a closer pic. Is that normal? Totally exposed?
There are not a lot of options. I have seen people leave a little flap and fold it over to close the opening but, if you live in an area where you get snow, snow will open it up after a couple of seasons. One option is to fill the hole with color matched sealant. I notice the rust already. Do you know how they cut these panels? What environment are you located in?
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