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If this roof tile is the Spanish terra cotta style(curved or waved shaped) than plug up the openings at the eaves. What I have done is: 1) cram rolled-up sections of poultry netting into the cavities and mix a batch of mortar keep it fairly dry and trowel it into openings. or 2) get a length of 2-3 inch galvanized roof flashing and snip the outline of each ...


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Skip sheathing for shake roofs used to be really common around my area of the country and I've never removed it (or seen anybody else remove it for that matter). OSB or plywood over skip sheathing makes for a much stiffer roof deck, resists problems with expansion better, and obviously doesn't require all the hassle of removing it. After you strip the ...


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The only skip sheathing I've ever encountered is that installed to support a tin roof. What I found, was that the sheathing was not a consistent thickness which made laying osb or plywood on top quite difficult. Granted, these were in rural areas where the roof decking seemed to be made of the materials at hand, and not by a professional roofer, but before ...


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Same thing happened to me. 1yr old roof. In the off season (late fall) I had window caulked a 1" cut strip of vinyl gutter material with a curved edge in where the shingles were turning up and the drip edge was lacking. Once spring came I replaced the bottom course (very time consuming) and used proper asphalt caulk/nails to tack it down. Now looking for ...



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