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Slightly bowed metal roof

WishIKnew2018 | Posted in General Questions on

Is it possible to have slight bowing of a standing seam roof along the perimeter without having future concerns?

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  1. natesc | | #1

    It's hard to know what you're describing.

    Lots of old houses have a characteristic sag at the ridge. This tends to be from not adequately restraining the rafters, which will push the walls outward causing the appearance of a sag. "They just don't build 'em like they used to."

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  3. Peter Yost | | #3

    Hi S t -

    I agree with Nathan; need a bit more information; photo(s) would be really helpful.

    Can standing seam roof claddings accommodate some movement like sagging at the ridge or eave? Sure, how much is an issue for an experienced roofing contractor.


    1. WishIKnew2018 | | #4

      Thanks Peter,

      Not sure on the support. Young home, will have some experienced eyes look at it.


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