In some states of Australia, steel roofing falls under the category of plumbing, which can only be performed by a licensed contractor. Please refer to your local authority for advice relevant to your state.
It is not recommended to unclip LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK® 406 once the cladding is installed. Unclipping can damage the clips, cladding or metallic coating on the cladding. It is difficult to assess how LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK® 406 will perform after such damage.
No, the mobile rollformer is self powered and designed to work in most conditions without the need to plug in to secondary power.
The special locating tabs on the spacer bar of the LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH® clip can be flattened easily to allow adjustment during installation.
No. We do not recommend LYSAGHT MULTICLAD® for roofing purposes. Try our roofing profiles for other suggestions. However this product is commonly used as an overall cladding for trailers, portable buildings, and the like.
Some trades may choose to initially charge a little more for a steel framed home reflecting a reluctance to working with steel for the first time. However, with familiarity and competition, most trades quickly change their attitudes to NOT charge a premium for fixing steel. You will be able to enjoy the strength, reliability and convenience of steel frames without paying more.
It is good practice to only walk in the pans, however at supports only it is safe to stand on the ribs.
Most fences feature galvanised steel posts and COLORBOND® steel infill sheets. Immersing the galvanised steel posts in concrete does not cause any corrosion problems but you should not allow the concrete to contact the rails or infill sheets of the fence. Check with your fencing supplier.
We recommend spacing the clips approximately 1000mm apart, along the gutter.
Standing and looking toward the house, with the front of the gutter facing you, the left hand side is the left hand stop end and the right hand side is the right hand stop end.
Yes, these are called internal or external 'mitres'.
There are clips for both metal and timber fixing. The clips for metal fixing are called metal fix clips, and have the tail of the clip bent in a 'U' shape. These are made to slide over the back edge of standard metal fascia. A clip to suit a timber tilt board, has a straight tail, allowing it to be nailed onto the rafter/tilt.