When installing corrugated metal roofing panels, you’ll often encounter a pitch break in your roof. Your panels will need to transition from a low to a high slope to accommodate this pitch change.
Something as small and simple as screws and fasteners are easy to disregard as a vital component of a construction project. For metal roofs, fasteners make up less than 1% of the total cost of installation, yet they can result in 100% of the roof’s failure. Your roof can fail from broken fasteners, incorrectly installed fasteners, worn out sealing washers, or the simplest of errors: using the wrong screws.
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If you have a vertical wall on the gable side of your corrugated metal roof, you’re going to need to install sidewall. It will keep the water from dripping down the wall and leaking into the roof.
Properly installing metal siding panels is a multi-step process when done right. The first step on that road always is going to be installing your base trim.
So, you are thinking about installing a metal roof and you don’t have any experience. You are concerned about installing the trim incorrectly because it will cause your roof to leak. As a DIY builder who may not read plans, a written install guide is confusing. That’s why we created a step by step written guide and a video that will make installing gable trim a breeze.