The Screws for a Metal Roof calculator computes the number of special screws needed for a metal roof. Metal roofs are typically connected to purlins or sub-boards using special screws that self-start through the metal and have a rubber collar to seal out water.
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Screws for a Metal Roof (SK): The calculator returns the number of screws needed for a metal roof. The calculator also returns the Surface Area of the Roof.
The Screws for a Metal Roof calculator computes the area of the roof based on the ridge length, span, overhang and pitch. It then calculates the number of screws needed based on 75 screws per 100 ft2 of roof.
Metal Panel Screws are a specialized product that include a gasket to seal around the screw head and prevent moisture from penetrating the roof or siding through the screw hole, and a screw tip that cuts through the metal panels and is self-starting. Metal panel screws often come in painted colors to match the metal panels. The screws are used to attach metal panels to purlins or sheathing for a metal roof or to girts or sheathing for metal siding. Metal Panel Screws are typically used with a density of 75 screws per 100 square feet of metal roofing or siding area.
The current price of Screws for a Metal Roof is included in the C-Lok, Ag Panel, G-Rib price survey which includes the following: