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Metal Roof Screw Fasteners: Friend or Foe?



The Caribbean construction industry has relied on various types of screw fasteners to build just about every commercial and residential property you see. While screws are commonly used in the Caribbean, are they are not always required when it comes to installing metal roofing panels.

Typically an architect or builder decides on a specific design for a project, including the roof, then homeowners get to choose the type of roofing material they want (be it asphalt shingles, tile, or metal). Homeowners generally lean toward aesthetics with little interest in how the roof will be installed. But, from now on roof installation, ¬†maintenance and performance after installation should rank pretty high on a Caribbean homeowner’s selection of roofing materials process. Continue reading

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