Replace Slate roof w/metal

Guest User
4/2/2013
I have an 80+ old slate roof and would like to replace with a standing seam metal roof and would like to know the best practice. The slate is nailed to 1x10 pine board with 1-2 inch spaces between them. Would the slate just be removed and the metal attached or should plywood be installed with felt then the metal roofing. Thanks
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
7/2/2013
Ed, If the pine skip sheathing is in good shape, it could be left in place and the new roof installed over top. Be sure to install a proper underlayment/slip layer per the manufacturer's instructions. You should also pay special attention to the venting of the roof and insulation of the attic.

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