How Do You Fix A Metal Roof On A Trailer House?

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Metal roofs on a trailer house are made of durable roofing material, but over time the metal rusts and develops damage caused by weather conditions. The metal contracts and expands from weather elements, such as sunlight, rain and cold, resulting in areas of rust, holes and dents in the metal. Damaged metal roofs develop leaks inside the trailer house and should be fixed as soon as possible to avoid further damage to roof trusses and inside walls. Step 1 Inspect the roof for holes or rust spots. Scrape the damaged area with a putty knife to remove loose debris around the hole or rusted area. Step 2 Clean the area with a sponge and a household cleaner, such as Lysol or Top Job. Dry the area with a clean rag. Step 3 Apply urethane cement glue on the underside and along the perimeter of the new metal piece to be installed. The metal piece should be 2 inches larger on all sides of the damaged area and can be purchased from home improvement stores such as Lowes or Home Depot. Step 4 Apply ... more
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