Is roof decking tongue and groove?

Is roof decking tongue and groove?

Roof decking comes in at least five different types. Those include the plank, step, plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), and tongue and groove boards. As we already mentioned earlier, the material of this roof deck type comes in the form of a board or plank. The material used is commonly solid wood.

Can I use 1×6 T&G for roof decking?

Registered. We use 1×6 up to 3′ but the roof is then strapped after with 2×4 then sheathing. On 24″ 1×6 will work but put a layer of sheathing down to eliminate the roofing nail issue.

Should there be gaps in roof sheathing?

The recommended maximum gap between roof sheathing boards for low-quality, 3-tab shingles is 1/4-inch. The correction recommended by manufacturers is installation of an additional layer of 3/8-inch minimum exterior-grade plywood or OSB roof sheathing on top of the original wood-board roof sheathing.

How do you secure tongue and groove wood?

Drive the nails through the shoulder of the tongues into the framing at about a 45-degree angle. The next grooved edge will hide the nail holes. A 15- or 16-gauge brad nailer with 2-in. nails is the best choice for fastening, although an 18-gauge nailer will do the job, too.

How much does tongue and groove decking weigh?

Approximate weight of installed deckingin pounds per square foot of roof surface: 2 x 6………..4.5 lbs./sq. ft. 3 x 6………..7.6 lbs./sq. ft. 4 x 6……….10.7 lbs./sq. ft.

How tall does a tongue and groove roof need to be?

Standard/or Tongue-and-Groove Roof Decking, A/TC 112-93 5 4.2.3 Four Inch Decking Not less than 25% to be 16 ft and longer with at least 20% equal to or greater in length than the maximum span Not less than 50% to be 15 ft and longer

Can you use tongue and groove decking in Connecticut?

For availability in Connecticut, please contact your local Home Depot Store. No, you should not use tongue and groove boards for an open deck exposed to weather. These boards will not allow water to drain and will accumulate dirt. on a 5:12 roof slope, what span can the 2×6 T&G deck be used for (6′-0″?)

How big is a Douglas fir tongue and groove deck?

• Available Lengths: 12’, 14’, and 16’ lengths are available. Please let us know if you need a specific piece count. • Cutting Waste: We recommend allowing approximately 5%-10% cutting waste for this product.