TOPIC: I Have An Existing Metal Roof and Have A Question
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Question: My internet research indicates that it is ok to install metal over shingles, but my question is can you install shingles over metal? I find limited answers like the following: But can you install shingles over the top of metal roofing? "It’s not a good idea to try and install shingles over metal roof panels. While it’s perfectly fine to install corrugated metal roofing over asphalt shingles, it wouldn’t be a good idea to install shingles over corrugated metal: or this answer- "Installing shingles over metal roofing is not a thing that you should even try to do. However, you can install metal roofing over the asphalt shingles but vice-versa is not recommended." So, I asked different questions, one of which went like this- " Is it Florida code compliant to install a shingle roof over a metal roof and didn't save the answer but I remember it being an individual response which stated something like this, " the simple answer is NO, however, the local building department offices will not publish it." Sorry for babbling, but this simple question appears to have some mysterious, not available, answer at this time. I would appreciate any help you have available.
There are many different types of metal roofs. With some products, doing this would truly be impossible. With others, it may be technically possible but I don't think anyone would advise it.
Thank you for your reply, Mr. Miller.
Can you answer or suggest how I may further research the question, " Is it Florida code compliant to install a shingle roof over a metal roof?"
I would contact your local building inspector's / permit office. I think you're going to have a tough time making that fly in Florida.
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