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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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This guide describes installation procedures for continuous rigid insulation to help provide thermal protection, reduce thermal bridging and provide a moisture barrier.
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Guide describing the advantages and disadvantages of gable roof and hip roofs and how both designs react under high wind loads.
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Guide with information about how to upgrade a garage ceiling when a portion of the interior of the house is located directly above the attached garage by adding insulation and air sealing.
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A guide describing how to install low-sloped ("flat") roofs with insulation above the roof deck that resist wind pressures during high-wind events.
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Guide describing recommendations for installing metal roofing that increase the roof's resistance to hurricanes and high winds, in accordance with the requirements of the IBHS Fortified Home Hurricane and High-Wind Standards.
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Guide describing requirements for sheathing and sealing the roof decking in accordance with the requirements of the IBHS Fortified Home Program's Hurricane and High Wind Standards, and other roofing considerations to increase the roof's disaster resistance.