Guest User
5/30/2015
Hi. I'm installing a corrugated metal roof. Area has fairly heavy snowfall and decently strong winds. Roof pitch is 12:12. Regular roof with gable end facing south. I've heard many varying opinions on this, but I'd like to know if I should install furring strips and spacers on top, purlins, whatever-have-you, or would it be fine directly on top of the membrane and sheathing?
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
5/30/2015
Mike, tell me a bit about the ventilation and insulation in the attic.
Guest User
6/1/2015
I'll have to check with the owner and see what he wants put in, but I'm fairly certain it's gonna be fairly standard; slap some r-40 in the ceiling, and cover it up with vapor barrier.
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6/1/2015
Mike, There are better ways to do it to be honest. Are you tearing off the whole thing to include the sheathing?
Guest User
6/2/2015
New construction, actually. Just finished framing, sheathing, and tyvek last week. Nothing inside is done. I'll admit that I haven't done much residential, and even then it's been several years ago. Been doing only concrete for the last while. Figured this project would be a good opportunity to brush up and improve my abilities.
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6/4/2015
Mike, Feel free to email me directly or to post up some pictures. You can design and implement a bullet-proof design by just modifying a few things and changing some decking selections. [email protected]
Guest User
6/22/2015
Camera lens on my camera is cracked, so I'll have to borrow one at some point. And, Joyce, it was originally gonna be a traditional stone chimney- but the owner wants to put in a wood stove and just have the chimney match the look of the rest of the house (maibec siding with some trim 'round the corners).
Guest User
7/12/2015
Welp, turns out that metal roof is beyond his budget, so we're going with regular shingles. Thanks for the help, anyway.
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7/12/2015
When you run the math on metal, you will find that it is less expensive over its projected lifespan as compared to asphalt.

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