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Change corrogate cement roof for metal one

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by jason c, 1 Sep 2019.

  1. jason c

    jason c

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    Hello All

    First post here.
    I have an Compton style garage with a fibre cement roof (has asbestos), I am going to remove this and want to replace it with a metal sheet system something like Britmet mainly as it is lighter than a new cement one.

    The only question I have is how to attach it to the existing internal frame, currently the roof using Avon bolts
    https://www.comptonspares.com/compton-garage-spares/#roofing-sheets
    would I be able to attach the roof using these (buying new ones)
    Had a good look around the internet but cannot find any info and I don't have any experience of drilling metal. I don't want to go to the bother of attaching wooden batons to the metal frame as this seems a bit of a ball ache.

    Thanks

    Jason
     
  2. catlad

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    I don't see why you couldn't use the same style fixings.
    I would just buy the same cement sheets if I where you
    as metal sheets are prone to condensation.
     
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  3. Leofric

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    not with asbestos :!:
     
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  4. jason c

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    Think your right Catlad, I'm going to go with fibre cement and use the same fixings
     
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