Profiled sheeting is a universal material made on the basis of galvanized metal sheet, widely used in modern construction practice. Elegant and attractive forms of roofing, made of profiled sheets of bright colors, are quite often found today in houses of private buildings. Often they are made in the form of a combination of geometric shapes of various configurations, giving the roofing surfaces a special chic and originality.
Roof decking with a capillary groove
Before you cover the roof with a professional flooring, we advise you to familiarize yourself with the advantages of this material, and also take into account some features of working with him.
The main advantage of a professional flooring is the possibility of its independent installation, produced without the involvement of third-party workers. In this case, you can get by with just a few people invited as assistants.
First of all, you should know that the profiled billet is made of cold rolled metal sheet having a combined protective coating. The sheet billet formed in this way has the following advantages:
Anyone wishing to become familiar with how to properly prepare the roofing of corrugated board, first of all, you must take into account some of the features held with operations. These features in the first place should include:
In addition, before starting work, it is necessary to determine in advance the basic characteristics of the mounted truss system (step rafters, the angle of the overhang of the roof, etc.), which, in turn, depend on the configuration of the coating itself.
In the most general case (when installing roofs of complex configuration) it is necessary to ensure that the following conditions are met:
Before final fixation of blanks arranged in a row, all of them are subject to mandatory alignment along the lower section of the ramp.
Installation in the area of the ridge
When installing a professional flooring, you are sure to encounter the need to finish such places that are inconvenient for laying, such as valleys, chimney pipes, skate and other adjacencies. For their finishing it is necessary to use special elements that are included in the set of covering from the profiled sheet.
The installation procedure for the adjoining elements is as follows:
Roofing compactor self-expanding To fix the blanks from the profiled sheet, it is recommended to use special galvanized self-tapping screws, complete with sealing gaskets made of elastic material. The caps of fasteners should be protected by a special composition, matched to the color of the coating and providing them with the necessary resistance to corrosive, mechanical and ultraviolet effects.
Often, in practice, special gaskets are used in the installation of corrugated sheeting to ensure a tight fit of the coating material to the base strips. The use of sealing elements helps to protect the roofing elements of the structure from climatic precipitation in the form of rain, snow, wet drizzle, etc.
Such protection not only increases the service life of the truss system, but also contributes to improving the sound insulation characteristics of the entire coating as a whole.
Seals on roof skates
Currently, building materials manufacturers produce sealing elements that repeat structure of corrugated surface of corrugated sheets. In addition, there are commercially available special seals to ensure reliable fit of the ridge roof elements.
We also recommend that you familiarize yourself with the materials:
Video on working with roofing material of the class we are considering at the end of the article.
Video about installing professional flooring with your own hands. In the process of viewing the author will share some professional secrets about which very few people tell: