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This guide provides information about installing Insulating sheathing above the roof deck on existing homes. This retrofit assembly is appropriate for homes with conditioned attics or where the retrofit is intended to create a conditioned attic.
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A guide discussing the installation of asphalt shingles when installing roofing on new construction or when repairing or replacing roofing on existing homes.
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Guide providing information about flashing around a chimney to protect the intersection of the roof and chimney walls from water intrusion and anchoring of a chimney to prevent collapse in high winds.
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Guide describing installation of clay or concrete tile roofs to increase disaster resistance, per the requirements of the IBHS Fortified Home Hurricane and High-Wind Standards.
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Guide describing how to provide a continuous water control layer across the roof assembly by sealing all penetrations for pipes, vents, etc. in existing roofs.
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Guide describing how to install flashing that is integrated with air and water control layers around piping, vents, and other wall penetrations as part of an exterior wall retrofit.
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Guide describing designs and construction retrofits for roof assemblies to resist pressures at roof edges during high-wind events.