Guest User
Can you install metal roof over lath. Our current roof is made up of asphalt shingles over cedar shingles which are nailed to lath. That being horizontal strips of wood about a foot apart which are nailed to the roof rafters. I plan on striping all the old roofing off, but do I have to then put decking down?
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You can put metal over lathe, but for the most trouble free roof as far as condensation issues, decking with a good underlayment is the best.
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
Wade is correct although I want to add that not all metal roofing materials are suitable for installation over lathe.
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