Top Tips For Maintaining Corrugated Roofing

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Top Tips For Maintaining Corrugated Roofing

Corrugated roofing sheets are an exceptionally affordable, resilient roofing choice, however like all roofing choices they are at their best when they are maintained correctly and any issues that you see are fixed quickly.

From the initial patent date of 1829 up until the present day, corrugated roofing has been a mainstay of industrial construction as well as low priced waterproof roofing that can last an incredibly long time.

If you follow these maintenance tips, your roofing will be hassle-free for years to come.

Check The Overlapping

Corrugated roofs are similar in tiles in that they need to be snugly overlapped. The seams should be sealed and you need to check the joins between the sheets for dents and bends, to ensure there is no gap for moisture to get in.

Check Your Screws

The first step to ensuring a corrugated roof is installed correctly is to ensure that the right rustproof, self-drilling screws are being used. Make sure they are installed straight and seated correctly, with a large enough washer to prevent leaks.

When you check your roof periodically, replace any broken or loose fasteners and install new ones, as they need to be tightly assembled and kept dry to endure for years.

Clean The Roof

One of the larger causes of damage and corrosion is leaving debris and dirt on the roof. Metal shavings, rivets and screws all have the potential to rust and spread that oxidation onto the roof surface itself.

Sweep larger parts off the roof, and clean the dirt away with non-abrasive cleaners and a nylon brush.

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