The roof deck is the section of the roof onto which everything else is placed. As such it needs to be strong enough to hold the weight and durable enough to cope with some give. Depending on the type of roof you are having installed you will need to decide on the type of roof decking you use and the roofing contractor you propose to use will be able to help you make the best decision on this. There are, though, essentially two different types of wooden roof decking. There is plywood roof decking or tongue and groove roof decking.
Selecting the correct for decking for the job.
As mentioned the type of roof decking you need will be dependent on the roof you intend to place over it. As a general rule, though, plywood roof decking is much more rigid but does not allow very much in the way of roof ventilation because it consists of solid pieces of wood with very little room for air to move in or out of the attic. If you intend to use plywood roof decking you will have to find a way to ensure that you are getting adequate roof ventilation or you should change the type of roof decking you intend to use because good roof ventilation is.
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