metal roof install

pat baldridge
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.
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!
+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
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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