Guest User
3/13/2006
I built a wood frame pole barn and used poly-backed fiberglass insulation under the ribbed steel roofing. Now, 5 or 6 years later the poly backing is tearing and the birds are nesting between the insulation and the roofing. It looks terrible. I need suggestions on how to repair the insulation or re-cover it in a way that will keep the birds out! Any suggestions? The purlins are about 32 inches apart and the trusses vary between 8 and 10 feet on center.
Allan Reid
Dura-Loc Roofing Systems, Inc.
3/14/2006
They make tapes that match the facing so you can tape the holes shut. failing that I would consider installing a foil faced cellular product (Environmentally Friendly Products) and installing it to the underside between the purlins and taping it to the purlins.
Guest User
3/14/2006
Yes, another expert told me nearly the same thing, either bubble-wrap or foam insulation foil faced. Instead of taping or stapling, I think I might have to fasten it with batten strips to the purlins. Thanks!
Allan Reid
Dura-Loc Roofing Systems, Inc.
3/15/2006
That woul;d hold it better but you should tape the joints and edges to stop warm air loss and condensation.
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