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Old 08-03-2010, 09:21 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by kwikfishron View Post
If you go with a metal roof don’t do the type with the exposed screws.
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To the OP: I'd steer clear of exposed fastener roof over finished ceiling. There are numerous profile and gauge choices, but finish is the prime consideration. I'd only consider kynar.
Originally Posted by OldNBroken View Post
Sounds like you are looking at an exposed-fastener panel. Won't hurt on your carport but I never recommend them for a residence or heated space of any kind.
BTW CU, if I had my way every customer would choose copper but you know how that is.

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Old 08-03-2010, 01:26 PM   #17
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Copper is the Cadillac. That stuff you guys are posting is the Kia Sorrento of metal roofing.
I'll have to concede on that one.
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Originally Posted by Axhammer View Post
So when you said "Ensure that the screws you are using comes with rubber caps or washers to guarantee a proper seal" that is in regards to the exposed fastener style or both?

What style fasteners does the concealed fastener style use? nails or screws?
In regard to the rubber washer, it's actually referred to as a neoprene washer. They're most commonly found on self-drilling tek screws.

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