Posted on: November 9, 2023 Posted by: admin Comments: 2
Galvanic Corrosion Roofing

Galvanic corrosion is a reaction that occurs when dissimilar metals in galvanic series make contact with each other. A common example of galvanic corrosion is when a DIYer decides to save money by installing his/her own metal roof and uses fasteners made of a metal that is incompatible with the metal roof panels they are fastening down. Galvanic corrosion also occurs with using flashing that isn’t compatible with the other metal components on the roof. For this reason, it is best to keep all metal components on the roof/sidewall system the same, or at the very least as close as possible in the galvanic series.

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  1. […] Since K-Style gutters are flat, they can be fastened directly to the fascia board meaning you don’t need to deal with a lot of brackets. It is best to always hire a professional to do this kind of work. If installed incorrectly your K-style gutters system may not drain properly or could even leak causing rot issues along your roof eaves. Make sure to use compatible fasteners to avoid galvanic corrosion. […]

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