Metal Roof Repair

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A metal roof is often chosen because it offers strength and durability. Now there are more options than ever when selecting a metal roof, including color, type of metal and metal finishes. For many homeowners, it is a life time investment. This does not mean once it is in place, it can be forgotten. First, a metal roof should be installed correctly. The problems that crop up can often be the result of poor installation.

Common Roof Repair Problems:


  • Slipping: Delaminating / Sliding
  • Torn/Cracked/Broken Surface
  • Roof Recovered
  • Offset Not Correct
  • Improper Number of Fasteners
  • Improper Fastener Installation
  • Improper Fastener Type
  • Fasteners Uplifting
  • Flat Tie-In not Sealed Properly
  • Backwater Laps
  • Flashing Rusting
  • No Sealant at Flashings
  • Valley Metal Buckling
  • Gable End Flashing Not Correct
  • Boot Lapped/Sealed Correctly
  • Vent Not Lapped/Sealed Correctly
  • Plastic Boots Used
  • Ell Flashing Not Sealed Properly
  • No Ell Flashing Installed
  • Ell Flashing Uplifting
  • Ell Flashing Behind Wall Surface
  • Fasteners In The Valley
  • Flashing Seams Separating
  • No Wall Cap/Coupling
  • Off Ridge Vents not Angled
  • Pitch Transition not Flashed
  • Counter Flashing Loose
  • Fair/Unfair Metals Touching
  • Pan Roof Tie-In not Correct
  • Drip Edge with Flat Shelf
Metal roof repairs need to be done properly. Rust cannot be covered over. Caulking cannot be overly applied to cover gaps while ignoring problems underneath. Structural metal roof repairs must be done first.

This life time investment needs to remain just that. If your roof was installed correctly and if the weather does not throw any hard punches when it comes to your roof, you are in great shape. On the other hand, if problems occur, you want to make sure that all metal roof repairs are done correctly and promptly.

At Sumner Roofing we are committed to doing all roof repairs correctly to extend the life of your roof. Call us for an inspection or to schedule repairs for your roof today.

For more information about Roofing in the Nashville area, please contact Sumner Roofing, Hendersonville today.

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