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Old 04-17-2012, 10:35 AM   #1
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Sealant for exposed fastener metal roofing?


I have a small shed I am roofing with exposed fastener metal panels and a couple of the three foot wide panels will need to overlap with each other. Is it necessary to run a bead of some sort of sealant along the length of the two panels that I need to overlap? If so, can anyone recommend what to use?
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Use whatever the manufacturer recommends.

They should have some sort of indicated or approved material on the installation instructions.

If not, call them.

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There's a bunch of differant styles of metal roofing you could be talking about.
Most need no sealers because the ridges over lap to prevent water from getting in.
Corragated and 5 V need no sealer.
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Thanks. The panels are Ameri-Drain style from ABC Metal Roofing. They have half-inch ribs every 6 inches.
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