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Repairing screw holes in corrugated iron

I am doubling the size of my shed (from 6 x 3 to 6 x 6) and wish to use the original corrugated iron as half of the 'new' roof. The iron is in excellent condition, however, the previous screw holes will not suit the new fixing locations. Is there some (easy) way to repair the old screw holes? e.g. a form of simple ''goof plug'', or am I destined to soldering or welding up the holes?

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You dont mention how many holes there are to be sealed, I would assume less than 10? .. a couple of options spring to mind but there may be more!

1. Try using Eternibond sealing tape over the holes .. apparently good for 25-35 years! .. will need to clean the surrounding area carefully before application. Link to site

2. You could always use the roofing screws and associated rubber grommets to ensure a watertight seal of the old holes. You may need to place some wood on the underside for the screws to bite into. This may be the cheapest option.

Hope this helps - if so, please leave feedback, if not let me know and I'll try and help some more!

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