When and When Not to Use Sealant on a Metal Roof Installation

Sealant is a secondary and tertiary safeguard for metal roofing projects and should not be relied on as the primary protection against water infiltration, so what are the correct applications for sealant? Today on Q&A Mondays, Thad is joined by Jeff Hock to discuss the use of sealant on a metal roofing install. Sealant includes both tape sealants and gun sealants/caulking. They talk about the different types, when to use the various options, and when sealant should not be used on a roofing system.

Topics covered:

  • What are the most common types of sealant? 0:27
  • When would you use each type of sealant for a metal roof install? 1:27
  • When should you not use sealant on your metal roof install? 3:58
  • What kinds of sealants does Sheffield offer? 5:49
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