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Retrofitting wood panel roof decks

Professional Roofing



retrofit; wood deck; APA guideline; wind performance; fastening guideline

In recent years, steep-slope roof assemblies have been increasingly scrutinized becauase of poor performance in high winds. To ensure acceptable wind performance, it is critical roof sheathing be adequately secured to roof framing to prevent wind forces from pulling sheathing off a structure.

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