metal roof install

pat baldridge
7/30/2012
I will install a metal roof on 12'x12' workshop. My intention is to, install roof rafters 24" OC and then install osb or plywood decking with 30# felt over that. Should I install horizontal strips over felt before metal or what? Your advice would be greatly appreciated.
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
7/30/2012
First of all, not all metal products can be installed over strips. If you choose a product that can be done that way, though, you can expect some enhanced energy efficiency from doing so.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
7/30/2012
+1 Gotta know the product and application in this case to give advice. The benefit of a batten style installation with over deck venting is largely intended for roofs over conditioned spaces. Any pictures of the workshop you want to post up?
Guest User
7/30/2012
Mr. Miller, Good morning sir, thanks for your response. I talked to roofing distributor and they are also recommending batten over decking. The product is Max-Rib, from Metal Mart, if this helps. No pics yet, but will possibly post some in near future. Thanks for your valved opinion.

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