During a Cedar Conversion we remove the old cedar shingles or shakes to expose the wooden straps.
Then we apply 3/8 or 1/2 inch plywood to the wooden straps.
Creating a smooth flat surface for the underlay and shingles to be applied on.
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We then apply a underlay,
Felt or Synthetic
Gable metals, Valley metals
and then shingles.
When used under shingles,
either Synthetic underlay
or an Organic Felt underlay
the water resistance recommended
for a sound roofing system.
Low Slope Roofs will need more protection,
For slopes less then 18 Degrees
A Ice and Water shield
a second line of protection.
For slopes less then 16 Degrees
Low Slope Membrane
application would be recommended.
After closing in the straps with plywood, adding the proper underlayment and installing the shingles .
The attic is going to build up heat ,
To much heat can cause premature
damage to your roof.
We need to add Roof Vents,
how many your house will need
is determined by the sq footage
of your roof.
There are choices of styles
and colors of vents.
in your roof is the key
Keeping your attic cool and dry
will pro long the life of your roof