How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

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Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic

Yes, it's a messy job. But when the dust (and fiberglass) settles, you'll enjoy a fatter bank account and more comfortable indoor temps year-round

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing. This type of insulated roof assembly limits thermal bridging through rafters.

After installing several layers of rigid foam above the roof sheathing, these workers installed plywood above the rigid foam. The plywood was fastened through the rigid foam to the rafters with long screws.

ZIP Roofing Panels, Roofing System, Roof Sheathing, ZIP System Wall Sheathing. Plywood Roof Sheathing | Huber Engineered Woods

ZIP System products include roof sheathing, wall sheathing and flash tape. These products make up the ultimate wall and roofing system that is easy to install and provides more moisture protection compared to other housewrap products.

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

How to Install Rigid Foam On Top of Roof Sheathing

If I did not already own a Hayhut, I would build this.  Feeds one round bale or six to eight square bales. All treated wood, solid roof sheathing, keeps hay off the ground, virtually eliminates waste and spoilage. Every edge is chamfered for horse safety. Built on skids, the unit is completely portable, so I can move it to fresh ground or another field anytime, pulling it with a pickup truck. It wasn't cheap, but it has paid for itself in savings in hay.

This is a great outdoor hay feeder! Place it on an island of Lighthoof and have clean, dry hay and horses all year!

Standing Seam Metal Roof Sheathing

Standing Seam Metal Roof Sheathing

Based on an illustration from GBA's Detail Library, this section drawing appeared in Fine Homebuilding.

Based on an illustration from GBA's Detail Library, this section drawing appeared in Fine Homebuilding.

Missing Gutter Apron - When water flows off the edge of your roof, some of it clings to the underside of the shingles and dribbles toward the fascia. If you have gutters but no gutter apron to stop the water, it will wick behind the gutter. Eventually the fascia, soffits and even the roof sheathing will rot. You may see water stains below the gutter on the fascia and soffit. This is a sure sign that the gutter apron is missing.The best time to add gutter apron is when you're getting new…

7 Roof Problems and What to Do About Them

Missing Gutter Apron When water flows off the edge of your roof, some of it clings to the underside of the shingles and dribbles toward the fascia. If you have gutters but no gutter apron to stop the water, it will wick behind the gutter.

If you want to install fluffy insulation between the rafters of an unvented cathedral ceiling, you must also install enough rigid foam insul...

If you want to install fluffy insulation between the rafters of an unvented cathedral ceiling, you must also install enough rigid foam insul.

www.inspectinginsideout.com  Cleaning your gutters on a regular basis is important. This video shows some of the damage that can occur from water overflowing clogged gutters. Potential damage can occur to the fascia board, rafter tails and roof sheathing. Depending on the extent, it can be very costly to repair. Yearly cleaning of the gutters should be on your routine home  maintenance list.

www.inspectinginsideout.com Cleaning your gutters on a regular basis is important. This video shows some of the damage that can occur from water overflowing clogged gutters. Potential damage can occur to the fascia board, rafter tails and roof sheathing. Depending on the extent, it can be very costly to repair. Yearly cleaning of the gutters should be on your routine home maintenance list.

Two approaches for insulating cathedral ceilings and flat roofs (C) Carson Dunlop Illustrated Home

Two approaches for insulating cathedral ceilings and flat roofs (C) Carson Dunlop Illustrated Home

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