> Project Case > decking for metal roof

decking for metal roof

  • decking required under metal roof? | Ask The Experts Forum | Metal ...

    In a new construction house...is decking with tar paper required under metal roofing? The roofing is a UL90 approved 3 1/2 inch standing seam STRUCTURAL profile at .026. I am currently in the design stage and can design the roof to carry the pans on the required 4 ft spanners or with a more conventional design utilizing ...

    View Details
  • Proper decking underneath metal roof | Ask The Experts Forum ...

    A contractor recently put a metal roof on our new 750 Sq ft addition. The joist are 16" on center. He screwed 1x4 to the joist, a foil bubble wrap type insulation to the 1x4 and then metal directly to this. This is a heated and cooled living area. The ceilings are 8ft and cathedral but do have a an air space created by the truss with ...

    View Details
  • Metal Roof on Purlins v.s. Decking | Ask The Experts Forum | Metal ...

    Hello! I am installing a new 24 ga. standing seam metal roof on a house built in 1907. It currently has decking over the rafters, with the old metal shingles (yes, metal shingles) applied to that. I will be removing the old roof and installing the new one, along with a radiant barrier under that. I am getting two different stories from ...

    View Details
  • Do I need to install a plywood deck for my metal roof? - Metal ...

    The previous owner of our house had the metal roof installed without decking. The roof is leaking and the roof needs replacing. Do we have to have a decking put in place to have another metal roof installed? Does standing seam have to have a decking? If not, what is the expected result for future years?

    View Details
  • Roof Deck Substructures - Metal Construction Association

    INTRODUCTION. The roof substructure is an integral part of the roof system. It lies just beneath the metal roof panels and serves two primary functions. First, it acts as a base to which the metal roof material is attached. For metal roofs, the roof substructure secures the fasteners and clips used to hold the panel. Fasteners.

    View Details
  • Metal Roofing Decking, Battens, and Underlayment Facts

    Nov 4, 2014 ... Metal roofing decking, battens, and underlayment are not created equal. Get the facts on the different options before buying any metal roofing system.

    View Details
  • 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Metal Roofing ...

    Jun 11, 2012 ... Go to http://www.RoofingIntelligence.com to watch the complete 14 video series on installing metal roofing. ... You have two types of screw, you have roof to roof deck screws (these are fairly long), and you have stitching screws (short and thicker). Both have a rubber gasket or seal. The long screws go on ...

    View Details
  • How to Choose Proper Substrates for a Metal Roof : MBCI Blog

    Feb 16, 2017 ... Solid Decking Substrates. A solid deck substrate may consist of panels, solid sheets, or closely spaced deck members (made of wood, metal or composite materials) to which the roof membrane is applied. Solid decking should be used with non-structural style panels, such as MBCI's Craftsman™ Series ...

    View Details
  • Do You Need Plywood Under Metal Roofing? | Hunker

    Jan 26, 2010 ... Although it may seem counterintuitive, metal roofing can be attached directly to your building's roofing structure without the need and expense of plywood sheeting. As long as the interior of your roof is protected from moisture accumulation, underlayment is not required, though homeowners planning to ...

    View Details
  • Metal Roof: Battens or No Battens for Installation?

    Apr 27, 2016 ... By design, some metal roofs MUST be installed over battens, some MUST NEVER be installed over battens, and some can be installed over battens OR solid decking. So, whichever way you go, it's important to choose the right product and install it per manufacturer specifications. Next, I highly advise the ...

    View Details
  • Sheathing under metal roof | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

    Metal roof condensation occurs on the back side of the metal panel or metal shingle. It is surprising the quantity of condensation water running off a metal roof when conditions are right (or wrong :-). A WRB of felt will protect the deck as the water runs down the underside of the steel and out, into your gutters, ...

    View Details
  • MCA Metal Roof Installation Manual - ATAS International

    called solid deck and open framing (Figure 2-. 1). Decking material may be either wood or metal, and some substrates may have rigid insulation. Solid Deck Substrate. Open framing Substrate. Figure 2-1 Types of Substrates. Roof panels and trim make up the top layer of the roof and are directly exposed to the weather and ...

    View Details
  • Choose the Right Underlayment Material for Your Metal Roofing ...

    Jun 12, 2014 ... Structural metal roof panel systems are designed to span structural supports without requiring a structural deck. Hence, they do not typically include roof underlayment since the installation lacks a continuous substrate or deck to support the underlayment material. For architectural metal roof panel systems, ...

    View Details
  • Does A Metal Roof Need To Be On Battens? | Todd Miller

    Sep 25, 2010 ... 1) Not all metal roofs can be installed over battens like that. Before even considering it, make sure the product you're installing is approved by its manufacturer for that type of application. 2) Basically all metal roofs that can be installed on battens can also be installed on solid decking with underlayment. Well ...

    View Details
  • Moisture And Condensation - Metal Roofing Products Help Manage ...

    Jan 14, 2012 ... Left untreated, unwanted moisture can damage wood and cause corrosion of metal decking, roof panels and fasteners in the roof structure. Although all roofing materials can be subject to condensation, a benefit of metal roofing over other materials is that metal doesn't absorb moisture. No matter the ...

    View Details
  • Re-roofing and the Metal Roof - A DIY Primer - Metal Roofing Source

    Oct 14, 2014 ... This should then be followed up with galvanized steel hat channel (preferred method) or 1” x 2” furring strips. Screw fasten the purlins using fasteners directly screwed into the trusses or rafters. Choose your screw size based upon the thickness of the decking material. For example, if working with a ...

    View Details
  • Metal Roofs - Reroof America

    Metal Roofs. Prove Mettle for•••. - r=>;. The standing seam metal roof is one of the most exciting breakthroughs in roofing technology in the last 25 years. Itfulfills the building owner's need for durable, puncture-resistant .... shakes, tile and slate, this application needs some form of decking for support and a base felt for added ...

    View Details
  • The Facts About Metal Roof Purlins - Elite Steel and Supply

    Dec 14, 2017 ... Simply put, a purlin is “any longitudinal, horizontal, structural member in a roof.” For metal roofing specifically, purlins are “roof framing members that span parallel to the building eave and support the roof decking or sheeting.” Purlins were traditionally developed for wooden shingles on roofs and are still ...

    View Details
  • Whitaker Metal Deck Sales, Inc. Waxahachie TX, Steel Roof Deck ...

    Steel Floor and Roof Deck Supplier that stocks and delivers material in a timely fashaion. Prefab Metal Builings, Fencing Pipe, Sturctural Products also available Call 972-938-1445.

    View Details
  • B Deck: Verco HSB-36 Roof Deck - Western Metal Deck

    B Deck in stock. Same day service. Route trucks servicing the entire country. Huge selection of lengths and gauges. B Roof Deck | Metaldeck.com.

    View Details