Metal Roof over strapping?

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I have a new construction plywood roof with only roof paper over it. I want to install a metal roof. Do I have to install strapping over the roof first?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
There are some metal roofs which by design must be installed over battens, There are some which can be installed over battens or solid decking. And, finally, there are some which must be installed only over solid decking. So, the first step is in choosing the metal roof you want and then checking on its installation requirements. As long as your building does not have any anticipated issues with condensation concerns inside the attic space (you have either a vented attic or a conditioned attic), there really is no reason to feel that you need to have a metal roof that is on battens.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
+1 Need more answers as it pertains to what type of roof you have, what system you want to run, what is the venting, etc.

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