How To Install Metal Roofing: Metal Roofing Tools Overview

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What basic tools do you need to install metal roofing? What tools should you not be using on a metal roof?


Happy new year, everyone! In our first video of 2019, Thad is on the road in Denver, Colorado to take a look at the basic tools needed for metal roof installation. He talks with the Sheffield Metals assistant technical director Dave Stubbs to get some insights on everything from panel bending tools to cutting tools to specialty tools, and discuss key factors in selecting your tools for metal roofing.

How to hem a metal roofing panel (eave end):

How to hem a metal roofing panel (box end):

Please note the installation details and methods shown in this video are for reference only. Sheffield Metals recommends following their published installation details or for WTW projects following the required details issued and marked approved for that specific project.



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Bryce Reid says:

Maybe different elsewhere but the malco folding bar is actually 1” and 3/8”

Hoat Dau Xuan says:

Thanks, Gent, please keep making more videos like this.

kevinroundtree97 says:

Weld a handle on the panel turner works a whole lot better

Giovanni Fiorentino says:

Can you make a video on seaming tools?

cargogh says:

I didn't know about fracturing screws with a regular impact driver. Second day of the year, and I've already learned something.

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