How to Replace Roof Plywood
January 15, 2024
In the video above, a reporter showcases the process of roof replacements due to dry rot issues. The roof currently has 3/8 ply on two-foot centers, leading to instability and the need for replacement. The reporter plans to add half-inch plywood for proper reinforcement and address poor ventilation by installing baffles to allow airflow from the soffits to the ridge vent.
Additionally, a skylight replacement is part of the project.
The video then highlights the importance of proper ventilation and addresses issues with insulation blocking airflow. The reporter emphasizes the need to add baffles and vents to ensure continuous airflow, preventing future dry rot problems. The detailed explanation provides insights into the technical aspects of the roofing project. The final part of the video features the actual roof reshooting process, including the removal of the old skylight, clearing debris, and installing new plywood sheets. The reporter and the team demonstrate the meticulous process of securing the sheets, adding insulation baffles, and ensuring proper ventilation.
The video concludes with the completion of the roof reshooting and a lighthearted moment, showcasing the teamwork and expertise involved in the project. The video concludes with the successful completion of the roof reshooting, highlighting the team’s professionalism, attention to detail, and the rewarding transformation of the roof, ready to withstand the test of time.