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.

The perfect party spot, plus tons of storage. This year’s shed is one of the most versatile we’ve ever built.  The bar and covered patio area make it a perfect place to entertain or just hang out. The steep roof and sturdy lofts provide tons of extra storage space. And the high-tech materials, including reflective roof sheathing and prefinished floor panels, add to the shed’s comfort and convenience. Of course, if you don’t want a bar, you can install a bank of windows in its place.

The perfect party spot, plus tons of storage. This year’s shed is one of the most versatile we’ve ever built. The bar and covered patio area make it a perfect place to entertain or just hang out. The steep roof and sturdy lofts provide tons of extra storage space. And the high-tech materials, including reflective roof sheathing and prefinished floor panels, add to the shed’s comfort and convenience. Of course, if you don’t want a bar, you can install a bank of windows in its place.

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.

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.

Bad Chimney Flashing - Good chimney flashing includes sections of �step flashing� that run up the sides of the chimney, and �counterflashing.� Counterflashing fits into grooves cut into the chimney and covers the step flashing. Cutting, fitting and installing all those parts takes time, so sloppy roofers take shortcuts.Improperly flashed chimneys (top photo) cause lots of rotting roof sheathing and framing members. Chimneys need to be properly step-flashed and counterflashed so that water…

7 Roof Problems and What to Do About Them

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.

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

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.

Establishing the air barrier at the attic deck instead of the roof. John Brooks, an architect from Dallas, Texas, likes the idea of using wall sheathing as an air barrier, but prefers to leave his attics unconditioned. He is working on details to connect an air barrier at the attic deck with an exterior air barrier at the wall sheathing.

Airtight Wall and Roof Sheathing - Fine Homebuilding

Photo of workers fastening plywood roof sheathing through several layers of rigid foam

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.

Photo: Courtesy of Inspectapedia.com | thisoldhouse.com | from Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic

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

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