Roof covering / Discussions

Can I put a breathable peel and stick weather (air) barrier on the inside walls and ceiling?

Here is my problem: I have polyurethane spray foam inside the assembly cavity of my walls and unvented flat roof ceiling. It's impossible to air seal all the j...

Posted by Anomika Singhn Oct. 1, 2018, 9:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

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

...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 creat...

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?

...roof on a 'metal' building, you are referring to the current roof covering, correct? We do have a DIY green roof installation video , the first steps of this ...

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

How you vent a metal roof?

...roof ( 4/12 pitch ), in sequence from start to finish: strip entire roof down to deck; cover 2x6' pine roof deck with either an air barrier or vapor...

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

Is the ZIP sheathing system good or bad for water control?

...roofs, with an OSB base and WRB (weather resistive membrane), which is basically a mesh that is attached to an OSB sheathing panel with a paint applied. So it i...

Posted by Trevor Prinz Nov. 26, 2019, 4:03 p.m. Walls and Roofs 4 Responses

Should I replace my skylights with solar tubes?

...roof covering solution, but at least you won’t have to deal with the problem anymore. In that situation, I’d get a contractor to estimate what that job would co...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Nov. 30, 2018, 9:32 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses