Metal roofing / Discussions

How you vent a metal roof?

...metal roofing) Metal roofing. Any alternative method, and any that are preferable but more expensive, would probably start with adding new roof trusses th...

Posted by Kim jarrett July 12, 2019, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

What is the best exterior Wall and Roof Rigid Insulation for a barn renovation?

...roofing paper / water screen wrapped about 1/2 over the top of the facia board. Metal roof attached to strapping. Walls much the same but w/ one layer of 4" r...

Posted by Ron Busch June 27, 2020, 3:50 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

We are interested in the steel panel cladding on your Prefab house. Is it from a local supplier? Is there anyone who sells recycled metal cladding? Great q...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

is a double vapor barrier on a South Florida roof bad?

...metal roof and open cell foam sprayed on underside of roof deck. I am considering a peal and stick membrane under roof panels but have been advised I would be...

Posted by Arthur Moore April 6, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 0 Responses

What considerations should be made when installing a green roof on a metal building?

...metal on the roof and doing a green roof on top, is that what you mean by a ‘metal building’? Are you planning on building a green roof because the metal has de...

Posted by Nina Flores Feb. 16, 2020, 4:57 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

Building a Honka log “pretty good house” planning - thoughts on hvac, ventilation and roof

...metallic roof with thermobuilt insulation. Did consider a green roof but I'm not sure we'll have the room in the budget. Any alternatives? At approx 1200sf I'm ...

Posted by Klemen Novak June 28, 2020, 1:55 a.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Doing an addition, what type of roof is the best to use?

...roofing materials , have a look there and you may find all the answers you need. Once you know the options from that page we can help you c hoose the best roof ...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:03 a.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses

What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...roofing materials to protect against high winds, such as a professionally installed and well-fastened metal roof, or a living green roof . Asphalt shingles are ...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses