How to Estimate Material for a Standing Seam Metal Roof Installation

Today on The Metal Roofing Channel, Thad explains how to estimate the amount of coil needed to rollform and install panels for a standing seam metal roof. He discusses the different pieces of information required such as panel profile, roof coverage, and waste factor. Note: this method is for calculating coil needed to manufacture the roof panels only, not your trim. Check out our other content about material estimation for trim!

All the formulas discussed throughout the video have been compiled into an easy to use calculator. Check out the tutorial on how to use it at 5:00, and download it here for free!

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