insulation Articles

Metal Roof Installation

June 21, 2009

Q: I have some 26 gauge green metal. I want to use it to re-roof my home. I want to install 2×4’s every 2 ft on top of the 3 tab comp singles, and install the metal roof to the 2×4. Do I need some kind of rigid board insulation or radiant barrier? Also, do… ( read more )

Ventilation

June 17, 2009

Ventilation One of the common misperceptions out there about metal roofing is that it increases the need for ventilation in the home. That really is not true. However, is the need for ventilation in the home greater than it’s been in the past? Absolutely, and I’ll tell you why. The reason is – that homes… ( read more )