- Why do ONDURA tiles require special ordering at my retailer/supplier?
- How many TUFTEX fasteners do I use per panel?
- What is the cost comparison between ONDURA and other types of roofing materials?
- Will TUFTEX work in high wind areas?
- How do I handle flashing around chimneys or vent pipes?
- How do I handle flashing in the roof valleys?
- How do I handle flashing at a slope change?
- When do I use solid or vented closure strips?
- Do TUFTEX Polycarbonate panels block UV radiation?
- Should I choose TUFTEX PolyCarb Translucent White or TUFTEX PolyCarb Smoke panels?
- What is Ondura?
- What are the advantages of TUFTEX panels in comparison to metal corrugated panels?
- Which side of the TUFTEX panel should face up?
- Can I install TUFTEX panels over existing sheathing or roofing?
- What is the proper cross-brace and rafter support for TUFTEX?
- Can Tuftex be used for a greenhouse or garden cover?
- What is the recommended slop requirement for TUFTEX?
- Which Tuftex product is best for withstanding extreme elements?
- Can TUFTEX panels overhang the support structure?
- Can ONDURA be purchased in custom length?
- What type of TUFTEX fasteners do I use?
- I want to buy ONDURA in a color my store doesn't stock, but they require a minimum for a special order. I only need a few. What can I do?
- Where do I position the TUFTEX fasteners?
- What colors do ONDURA Premium Series panels come in?
Where do I position the TUFTEX fasteners?
In roofing applications, fasteners should be at least 1-3/4” long and placed on the raised ridge of the corrugation profile because water will channel into the valleys of the corrugation profile. The raised ridge is also known as the crown.
In a siding or wall application, fasteners should be positioned in the panel valleys, which will be in direct contact with the supports.
All fastening holes must be predrilled. All fastening holes must be 1/8 inch larger than the diameter of the fastener to allow for expansion and contraction of the panels from changes in surface temperature.