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Old 12/5/17, 4:50 PM
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Default Metal dormer installation?

I have not been able to find any install instructions for this type of half-round metal dormer that was recently replaced. My guess is the unsealed overlapping seams are not correct, since I can reach my hand inside. The 2nd seam had a single rivet in the middle.

Is the water designed to go into the seams on top and drain out the channels on the sides?
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Old 12/5/17, 11:38 PM
Greg P. Murray, TREC 22185 Greg P. Murray, TREC 22185 is online now
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My experience with them is that a sheet metal guy comes out and templates then fabricates. What you have looks like very shoddy workmanship that in my opinion will leak into the structure.
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Old 12/6/17, 12:54 AM
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Looks homemade to me.




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Old 12/6/17, 8:05 AM
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DIY project. I would call that possible wind borne debris. Needs to be called out for replacement.



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