Corrugated plastic roof is a good way to protect your deck, shed a footpath from the rain and the elements while at the same time allows in a fair amount of sunshine. Plastic roof great substitute for traditional roofing.
Although they may be a little weaker, they more than makeup for it with the ease of installation and affordable price. Also, the roof can be easy to maintain and keep clean. When administered properly, these roofs can even last as long as or longer than other traditional roofing.
Corrugated plastic roofing material can even be used to create a fantastic green home. You can find the ‘renovation & construction equipment’ (which is also known as ‘renovering och konstruktionsutrustning’ in the Swedish language) at various online sources.
Plastic roof made of hard plastic. The serrated shape enables them to be more powerful. Besides backs off aid to channel rainwater and made shingles are more resistant to wind.
When installing this type of roof, here are four things you should always remember. Make sure that you install them on a slope of at least 1 inch for every foot they are long. This will ensure proper drainage.
Before installing the screw, it is a good idea to pre-drill the holes in the plastic. Doing this will keep the shingles from cracking and will save some of them. You may also want to use the washing machine to hold the screw in place and keep them from tearing through.
When put side by side panels. Be sure to overlap. You also want to caulk seems to prevent water from getting stuck in between the shingles. Start at the bottom and then work toward the top so that the shingles can be overlapped on the way down.
Be careful to not walk in the plastic roofing material. It may look pretty safe, but the roof of this type are not designed to take your weight. For this reason, it might be a good idea also to regularly clean off if you have a heavy pin needle falls on or if you get more than 6 inches of snow.